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Saturday 17 April 1915

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sirimavo Bandaranaike and Maria Vilanova de Arbenz. The Tramp, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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Movies

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The Tramp

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison

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Do-Re-Mi-Boom!

Directed by: Walter Wright

Starring: Chester Conklin, Charles Arling, Harry Booker, Fred Hibbard

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Crossed Wires

Directed by: Frederic Richard Sullivan

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Ambrose's Fury

Directed by: Dell Henderson

Starring: Mack Swain, Louise Fazenda, Alice Davenport, Dave Morris

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Ambrose's Sour Grapes

Directed by: Walter Wright

Starring: Mack Swain, Harry Gribbon, Miss McKinnon, Miss McKinnon

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maria Vilanova de Arbenz: The First Lady of Guatemala from 1951-1954, as she was married to the Guatemalan President coronel Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán.
  • Sirimavo Bandaranaike: A Sri Lankan politician and the world's first female head of government (d. 2000).
  • Martin Clemens: Scottish guerilla fighter (d. 2009).
  • Joe Foss: American politician, fighter pilot, Medal of Honor recipient and AFL Commissioner (Born 1915).
  • Regina Ghazaryan: Armenian painter (d. 1999).
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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Little House Upon the Hill - James F. Harrison & James Reed
  2. My Molancholy Baby - Walter Van Brunt

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