Sunday 6 May 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Wagstaff and Kal Mann.
Hand That Rocks the Cradle, directed by Phillips Smalley, 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 most popular movies released in the last months ?
Hand That Rocks the Cradle
Il destino di un trovatello
Which were the important events of 6 May 1917 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
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Jack Wagstaff: American military, Army major general who served as the chief of staff of the U.S.
Kal Mann: American songwriter (d. 2001).
Jilly Rizzo: restauranteur/friend of Frank Sinatra, dies in car at age 75.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1917?
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1166
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1165
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1164
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he ...
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 ...
A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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