Friday 8 June 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 8 June 1917 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Byron R Whizzer White: Ft Collins, Colorado -- NFLer / Supreme Court Just (1962-93).
- Byron White: American football player and Supreme Court Justice (d. 2002).
- Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School.
- A fire at the Speculator and Granite Mountain ore mine outside Butte, Montana kills at least 168 workers.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Livery Stable Blues - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
- For Me and My Gal - Prince's Orchestra
- Poor Butterfly - Charles Harrison
- Poor Butterfly - Fritz Kreisler
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