Friday 18 May 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1917 ?
- Bill Everett: American comic book artist, co-created Daredevil and Namor the Sub-Mariner for Marvel Comics (Born 1917).
- Germaine Godefroy: French criminal, a murderer who was sentenced to death and executed, becoming the last woman guillotined in France.
- James Donald: Aberdeen, Scotland -- Actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Vikings).
- Charles Wintour: journalist.
- US passes Selective Service act.
- World War I: The Selective Service Act of 1917 is passed, giving the President of the United States the power of conscription.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile - Helen Clark
- Keep Your Eye on the Girlie You Love - M.J. O'Connell
- John McCormack - When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
- Ev'ry Little While - Al Jolson
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