Tuesday 16 January 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Buddy Lester and Sandy Block.
Great Expectations, directed by Robert G. Vignola, 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 16 January 1917 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Buddy Lester: Chicago, Illinois -- Actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show).
- Sandy Block: American jazz musician, a bass player in big bands during the 1930s and 1940s.
- Brainerd Duffield: American character actor and writer who worked at Warner Bros script department for over 25 years.
- Hermann Buchner: German Nazi military, a Major in the Waffen SS.
- Gilda Galan: Puerto Rican actress, dramaticist, comedian, writer, composer, scriptwriter and poet.
- George Dewey: American admiral (Born 1837).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Horace Wright - My Own Iona
- The Baseball Game - Weber & Fields
- I Ain't Got Nobody Much - Marion Harris
- Sometimes You Get a Good One and Sometimes You Don't - Anna Chandler
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