Monday 18 June 1917
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Boone and Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev.
Wild and Woolly, directed by John Emerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Red Planet by William J. Locke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 18 June 1917 ?
- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
- Richard Boone: American actor best known as Paladin, the cultured gun-fighter in his TV series, "Have Gun, Will Travel," 1958-1960.
- Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev: Composer.
- Theo Schöller: German entrepreneur.
- Jack Karnehm: English snooker player and sportscaster (d. 2002).
- Erik Ortvad: Danish painter and illustrator (d. 2008).
- Titu Maiorescu: Romanian philosopher academic and politician 23rd Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1917).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Hawaiian Butterfly - Sterling Trio
- The Magic of Your Eyes - Charles Harrison
- Love Will Find The Way - Reed Miller
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?