Thursday 23 August 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tex Williams .
Straight Shooting, directed by Jack Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1917 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Tex Williams: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1985).
- Race riot in Houston Texas (two blacks and 11 whites killed).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- For Me and My Gal - Billy Murray
- What Kind of American Are You? - Arthur Fields
- Havanola Fox-Trot - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- For You a Rose - Elsie Baker
- The Man Behind the Hammer and the Plow - Andrea Sarto
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