Tuesday 18 December 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eddie Vinson and Georges Blin.
The Scarlet Car, directed by Joseph De Grasse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1917 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Eddie Vinson: American jump blues, jazz, bebop and R&B alto saxophonist and blues shouter.
- Georges Blin: Pertuis Writer.
- Paul Jeanblanc: Bruy?res Military man.
- Ossie Davis: Cogdell, Georgia -- Actor / playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam).
- Soviet regiment (Stalin / Lenin) declares Finland Independent
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Beale Street Blues - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
- They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me - Marion Harris
- Shannon Four - Break the News to Mother
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?