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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 June 1919
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1919 ?
- 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.
- William K Estes
- Max Dendermonde [Henk Hazelhoff]: Dutch literary.
- Kingman Brewster: college president (Yale).
- Sarah Cooper: American astrologer and AFA Librarian from 1970.
- Antonius C "Ton" Lutz: Dutch actor / director (Lucifer).
- François-Mathurin Gourvès: French Catholic clergyman, who served as Bishop Emeritus of Vannes.
- John Moffat: Scottish lieutenant and pilot.
- Beryl Reid: Actress (Yellowbeard, Psychomania), dies at 76.
- William Estes: American behavorial psychologist, editor, and professor.
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1919 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- That Wonderful Mother of Mine - Henry Burr
- A Good Man is Hard to Find - Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band
- I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Charles Hart & Elliot Shaw
- Forever is a Long, Long Time - Charles Hart