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Jueves 16 de Agosto 1917

Era Jueves bajo el signo de Leo. El presidente de Estados Unidos era Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Manxman dirigida por George Loane Tucker, era una de las películas más vistas estrenadas en 1917 ,
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Movies

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

The Manxman

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Henry Ainley, Adeline Hayden Coffin, Will Corrie

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 de Agosto 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Betanzos, provincia de La Coruña. Fiesta patronal en honor a San Roque. Destacable el lanzamiento del globo de papel la noche del 16 de agosto, Fiesta de Interés Turístico Nacional
  • Bronchales: Día de la Sopeta.
  • Cimballa, en la comarca de Calatayud, provincia de Zaragoza, las segundas fiestas, tradicional por el reparto, en la antigüedad, de cañamones por el Hermano al cual le tocaba la fiesta.
  • La Colilla, provincia de Ávila. Fiesta patronal en honor a San Roque
  • Vallejera de Riofrío, Salamanca, fiestas patronales en honor a San Roque.
Facts:
  • Estados Unidos se consigue en Virginia la primera comunicación inalámbrica y radiofónica entre un avión y la estación en tierra, así como entre dos aviones.

Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Till the Clouds Roll By - Anna Wheaton & James Harrod
  2. All the World Will be Jealous of Me - Charles Harrison
  3. Oh, Johnny! Oh, Johnny! Oh! - Elizabeth Brice
  4. Till the Clouds Roll By - Vernon Dalhart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1180
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1179
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1178

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