Sunday 22 April 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Leo Abse and Yvette Chauviré.
Cheerful Givers, directed by Paul Powell, 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 months ?
Which were the important events of 22 April 1917 ?
- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
See other famous people born on 22 April
Leo Abse: Biographer / MP.
Yvette Chauviré: French prima ballerina and actress, the étoile of the Paris Opera Ballet, and later its director.
Sidney Nolan: Australia -- Painter / illustrator (Ned Kelly).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
There's a Long, Long Trail - James F. Harrison & James Reed
Where the Black-Eyed Susans Grow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
The Nightingale Song - Lucy Gates
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1917?
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1164
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1163
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1162
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Mr. Britling Sees it Through is a novel written by H.G. Wells, and deemed as a 'masterpiece' of the wartime experience in England. It was originally published in 1916.
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 ?
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