Wednesday 16 May 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 16 May 1917 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Ben Kuroki: American sergeant and pilot (d. 2015).
- James Murray: American lawyer and politician (d. 1999).
- James C Murray: American politician (d. 1999).
- Juan Rulfo: Mexican writer, screenwriter and photographer.
- Geraint Jones: Conductor / Organist.
- George Gaynes: Helsinki, Finland -- Actor (Henry-Punky Brewster)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
- Ev'ry Little While - Al Jolson
- Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile - Helen Clark
- Keep Your Eye on the Girlie You Love - M.J. O'Connell
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