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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. Uncle Tom's Cabin, directed by J. Searle Dawley, 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 ?

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Marguerite Clark, Sam Hardy, Jack W. Johnston

Country: United States

Cupid Angling

Directed by: Albert Morrison

Starring: Sam Ask, John W. Brunius, Anna Carlsten

Country: United States

A Model's Confession

Directed by: Ida May Park

Starring: Mary MacLaren, Kenneth Harlan, Edna Earle

Country: United States

Old Wives for New

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Florence Vidor, Sylvia Ashton

Country: United States

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An Honest Man

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: William Desmond, Mary Warren, Ann Forrest

Country: United States

What the sky looked like on 17 July 1918

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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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