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Tuesday 10 July 1917

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Albert Umgelter and Pierre Pellizza. The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Wild and Woolly

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter

Country: United States

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A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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A Mormon Maid

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, Charles Clary

Country: United States

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The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1917 ?

  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Albert Umgelter: German professional research astrologer and author, a certified member of ‘Deutscher Astrologenverband/DAV in 1962.
  • Pierre Pellizza: French tennis player who won the French National Championship in 1939, 1946 and 1947.
  • Hugh Alexander: American baseball player and scout (d. 2000).
  • Don Herbert: Waconia, Minnesota -- Scientist / TV host (Watch Mr Wizard).
  • Reg Smythe: English cartoonist (d. 1998).
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  • Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft.

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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1917 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Hawaiian Butterfly - Charles King & Elizabeth Brice

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  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1175
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1174
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

How does being a lavishly spoiled child impact one's ability to function as an adult? It's an always-timely topic that Pollyanna author Eleanor H. Porter explores with insight and wit in the charming novel The Road to Understanding.

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By: Zane Gre

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

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 ...

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

A profound and very human account of the early years of the war, told from the perspective of a father rather than combatants, but no less revealing.

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