Thursday 5 April 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Yardumian and Robert [Albert] Bloch.
Chi no ike jigôkû, directed by Yaroku Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1917 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Richard Yardumian: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Composer (Come Creator Spirit).
- Robert [Albert] Bloch: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Psycho).
- Robert Bloch: American writer of science and weird fiction, a scenarist and copy-writer.
- François Buttner: French general, a specialist in airborne weaponry.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Poor Butterfly - Grace Kerns
- American Quartet - How's Every Little Thing in Dixie?
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