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Thursday 19 July 1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Aitken and William W. The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Movies

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

The Little American

Directed by: Mary Pickford

Starring: Harry Carey, Molly Malone, L.M. Wells

Country: United States

Little Women

Directed by: Alexander Butler

Starring: Daisy Burrell, Mary Lincoln, Minna Grey

Country: United States

Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Bernd Aldor, Ernst Pittschau, Ernst Ludwig

Country: United States

Wild and Woolly

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter

Country: United States

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A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Aitken: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha).
  • William W: Scranton (Governor-Republican-Pennsylvania).
  • William Scranton: American politician, serving as Assistant Secretary of State from 1950 to 1960 and in the U.S.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1917 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'm a Twelve O'Clock Fellow in a Nine O'Clock Town - Byron G. Harlan
  2. You're in Love - Lyric Quartet

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1917?

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1176
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1175
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1174

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter was a popular American novelist at the turn of the 20th century. Best known as the author of Pollyanna, Porter wrote kids books, adventure stories, and romances that are still read today.

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The Red Planet

By: William J. Locke

A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

A profound and very human account of the early years of the war, told from the perspective of a father rather than combatants, but no less revealing.

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

Bart lives with his aunt and uncle in a modest house in a modest village. He befriends a girl from a higher social class, but her reciprocation of his flourishing love is marked by periods of disdain for his humble ...

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