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Friday 20 July 1917

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 20, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Hubschmid and William Scranton. Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall, Raymond Hatton

Country: United States

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Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Wayland Trask, Harry Booker

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The Little Terror

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Violet Mersereau, Sidney Mason, Ned Finley, Robert Clugston

Meitô takada matabei

Directed by: Shôzô Makino

Starring: Matsunosuke Onoe, Kakumatsuro Arashi, Kijaku Ôtani, Kyuzô Ichikawaya

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Historical Events

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  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
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  • Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats and Slovenes form Yugoslavia
  • WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn.
  • World War I: The Corfu Declaration, which leads to the creation of the post-war Kingdom of Yugoslavia, is signed by the Yugoslav Committee and Kingdom of Serbia.
  • July 28 ampndash WWI: Austrian and German forces repulse the Russian advance into Galicia.

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Planetary positions on July 20, 1917 - Geocentric view

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Stars and Stripes Forever March - Sousa's Band
  2. For Me and My Gal - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. American Patrol - Prince's Orchestra
  4. The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Reinald Werrenrath

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