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Tuesday 17 June 1919

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William K Estes and Max Dendermonde [Henk Hazelhoff]. The Lost Battalion, directed by Burton L. King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Movies

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

The Lost Battalion

Directed by: Burton L. King

Starring: Robert Alexander, George G. McMurtry, Charles W. Whittlesey, William J. Cullen

Country: United States

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Hearts and Flowers

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Phyllis Haver, Billy Armstrong

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True Heart Susie

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Wilbur Higby, Loyola O'Connor

Country: United States

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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind, Alexandra Willegh

Country: United States

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The Busher

Directed by: Jerome Storm

Starring: Charles Ray, Colleen Moore, John Gilbert, Jay Morley

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
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Facts:
  • Barney Google cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premieres
  • British Police Sergeant Thomas Green killed during the Epsom Riot by Canadian troops
  • Winnipeg General Strike: Royal Northwest Mounted Police fire a volley of bullets into a crowd of unemployed war veterans, killing two of them.
  • Admiral Ludwig von Reuter scuttles the German fleet in Scapa Flow, Scotland. Nine German sailors are killed.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1919 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. That Wonderful Mother of Mine - Henry Burr
  2. A Good Man is Hard to Find - Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band
  3. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Charles Hart & Elliot Shaw
  4. Forever is a Long, Long Time - Charles Hart

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