Tuesday 7 August 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Felipe Benavides Barreda and Budd Lynch.
The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1917 ?
- Felipe Benavides Barreda: Peruvian conservationist, perhaps best known internationally, completed his higher education at the London School of Economics, under the guidance of Professor Harold Laski, leader of English socialism.
- Budd Lynch: Canadian-American sportscaster (d. 2012).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Your Eyes, Your Lips, Your Heart - Henry Burr
- Hong Kong - Peerless Quartet
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