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Wednesday 17 July 1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio and Jean Boizeau. A Pair of Silk Stockings, directed by Walter Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Movies

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

A Pair of Silk Stockings

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Wanda Hawley, Vera Doria

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The City Slicker

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

Starring: Harold Lloyd, 'Snub' Pollard, Bebe Daniels, Helen Gilmore

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The Non-Stop Kid

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

Starring: Harold Lloyd, 'Snub' Pollard, Bebe Daniels, William Blaisdell

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Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark, Leone Carton

Country: United States

Riddle Gawne

Directed by: William S. Hart, Lambert Hillyer

Starring: William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, Lon Chaney, Gretchen Lederer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Facts:
  • Longest errorless game, Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings.
  • On the orders of the Bolshevik Party carried out by Cheka, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his immediate family and retainers are murdered at the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
  • The RMS Carpathia, the ship that rescued the 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic, is sunk off Ireland by the German SM U-55; 5 lives are lost.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1918 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Everybody's Crazy 'Bout the Doggone Blues (But I'm Happy) - Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band
  2. Just Like Washington Crossed the Delaware, General Pershing Will Cross the Rhine - Prince's Orchestra

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