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Thursday 12 July 1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Wyeth and Luigi Gorrini. Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 12 July 1917

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Wayland Trask, Harry Booker

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The Villain

Directed by: Arvid E. Gillstrom

Starring: Oliver Hardy, Billy West, Florence McLaughlin, Bud Ross

A Clever Dummy

Directed by: Herman C. Raymaker, Ferris Hartman, Robert P. Kerr

Starring: Ben Turpin, Chester Conklin, Wallace Beery, Juanita Hansen


Directed by: Martinius Nielsen

Starring: Agnes Andersen, Anton De Verdier, Erik Holberg, Peter Jørgensen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1917 ?

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andrew Wyeth: American watercolor and tempera artist, from a noted family, the son of illustrator N.C.
  • Luigi Gorrini: Italian soldier and pilot (d. 2014).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fournier: Swiss / French postage stamp Merchant / forger.
  • The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. You're in Love - Lyric Quartet
  2. I'm a Twelve O'Clock Fellow in a Nine O'Clock Town - Byron G. Harlan

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