Monday 21 May 1917
It was Monday, 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
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1917 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Jean-Louis Curtis: French writer (Just Causes).
- Dennis Day New York City: New York, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy).
- Raymond Burr: Actor (Perry Mason), dies of liver cancer at 76.
- Heather Swift: Local councillor.
- Ronald John Bilsland Colville: Businessman.
- Leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI.
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is established through Royal Charter to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military forces.
- The Great Atlanta fire of 1917.
- Over 300 acres (73 blocks) are destroyed in the Great Atlanta fire of 1917.
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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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