Thursday June 17, 1915

US date format: 6/17/1915, UK date format: 17/6/1915

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 1915). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include David ''Stringbean'' Akeman and Stringbean [David Akeman]. My Best Girl, directed by John TerEick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 17, 1915?


  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.


  • League to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia

Famous Birthday


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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My Best Girl

My Best Girl

Directed by: John TerEick

When Knights Were Bold

When Knights Were Bold

Directed by: Jack Raymond

The Captive

The Captive

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Blanche Sweet, House Peters, Gerald Ward, Page Peters

The Tramp

The Tramp

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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



Directed by: Walter Wright

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

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1915?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Brighten the Corner Where You Are
  2. - The Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)

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