Tuesday 5 June 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carel van Dillen and Jacques Esterel.
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the important events of 5 June 1917 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
- Carel van Dillen: Resistance fighter.
- Jacques Esterel: French fashion designer, established his couture house, Jacques Esterel, in 1953.
- Maurice Duverger: Angouléme Writer.
- 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WWI
- World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as ''Army registration day''.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Poor Butterfly - Fritz Kreisler
- Livery Stable Blues - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
- For Me and My Gal - Prince's Orchestra
- Poor Butterfly - Charles Harrison
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