Thursday 18 January 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Oscar Lewenstein and Herb Emery.
Great Expectations, directed by Robert G. Vignola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 18 January 1917 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
See other famous people born on 18 January
Oscar Lewenstein: impressario.
Herb Emery: American restaurateur, the owner of a small French restaurant in San Francisco in partnership with Ross Williams.
Wang Yung-ching: Taiwanese-American businessman (d. 2008).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
Horace Wright - My Own Iona
The Baseball Game - Weber & Fields
I Ain't Got Nobody Much - Marion Harris
Sometimes You Get a Good One and Sometimes You Don't - Anna Chandler
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1917?
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1150
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1149
- Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1148
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he ...
Bart lives with his aunt and uncle in a modest house in a modest village. He befriends a girl from a higher social class, but her reciprocation of his flourishing love is marked by periods of disdain for his humble ...
A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .
Eleanor H. Porter was a popular American novelist at the turn of the 20th century. Best known as the author of Pollyanna, Porter wrote kids books, adventure stories, and romances that are still read today.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 18 January 1917 is such a special date for you!