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Thursday 12 July 1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Wyeth and Luigi Gorrini. The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while Wildfire by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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 12 July 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Facts:
  • The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona.

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Music Charts

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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1917?

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1175
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1174
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1173

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Wildfire

By: Zane Gre

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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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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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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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