Sunday 20 May 1917
It was Sunday, 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
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1917 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Bergur Sigurbjornsson: Icelandic politician (d. 2005).
- Richard Charles: Cobb historian.
- Enyss Djemil: composer.
- Tony Cliff: Israeli-English author and activist (d. 2000).
- Guy Favreau: Canadian lawyer judge and politician 28th Canadian Minister of Justice (d. 1967).
- Bergur Sigurbjörnsson: Icelandic journalist and politician (d. 2005)
- Georges Baladie: France sport Champion
- Valentine Fleming: Scottish politician (Born 1887).
- Turkish Government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv and Jaffa.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- America, Here's My Boy - Peerless Quartet
- From Here to Shanghai - Gene Greene & Peerless Quartet
- Let's All be Americans Now - American Quartet
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