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Tuesday 17 August 1915

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Fantomas Against Fantomas, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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Movies

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

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Laurent Morlas

Country: United States

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The Seven Sisters

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Madge Evans, Dorothea Camden, Georgia Fursman

Country: United States

The Dictator

Directed by: Oscar Eagle

Starring: John Barrymore, Charlotte Ives, Ruby Hoffman

Country: United States

Jim the Penman

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Harold Lockwood, John Mason, Russell Bassett

Country: United States

Four Feathers

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leo Frank: Lynched for raping 12 year old in Georgia.
Facts:
  • German troops over run Kovno Lithuiana
  • Mob lynches Jewish businessman Leo Frank in Cobb County, Georgia after death sentence for murder of 13-year-old girl commuted to life.
  • Hurricane kills 275 in Galveston, Texas with $50 million damage.
  • Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Marietta, Georgia.

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Magic Melody - Billy Murray
  2. Auntie Skinner's Chicken Dinner - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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