Sunday 12 August 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Douglas Gunsekera and Angèle Vannier.
The Manxman, directed by George Loane Tucker, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Till the Clouds Roll By - Vernon Dalhart
- Oh, Johnny! Oh, Johnny! Oh! - Elizabeth Brice
- All the World Will be Jealous of Me - Charles Harrison
- Till the Clouds Roll By - Anna Wheaton & James Harrod
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?