Sunday 17 March 1918, St. Patrick's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Hearts of the World, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1918 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Merced Mc: Joliet Actor.
- Fritz Vogt: German Nazi military.
- D Arendo [Arend Honhoff]: Dutch pianist / composer (Eleonora).
- Wilhelmus M J Russell: Dutch attorney / Member of 1st chamber (KVP / CDA).
- Marcel Lefèvre: French aviator, a fighter pilot during World War II with 14 aerial victories to his credit.
- Mercedes McCambridge: American actress of radio, stage, film, and television. Orson Welles called her "the world's greatest living radio actress." She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for All the King's Men (1949) and was nominated in the same category for Giant (1956). She also provided the voice of Pazuzu in The Exorcist (1973).
- US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
- US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Rosemary Beresford.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1918 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Liberty Loan March - Sousa's Band
- The Rainbow of Love - John McCormack
- Shannon Four - Hail! Hail! The Gangs All Here
- When Yankee Doodle Learns to Parlez Vous Francais - Arthur Fields
- My Sunshine Jane - Sterling Trio
- The Darktown Strutters' Ball - Jaudas' Society Orchestra
- Smile and Show Your Dimple - Sam Ash
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