Saturday 26 May 1917
It was Saturday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1917 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Eva Szorenyi: Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary (d. 2009).
- Jacques Bergerac: French actor and romantic lead in a career that lasted little more than a decade.
- Éva Szörényi: Hungarian actress (d. 2009).
- Raymond Fortier: American astrologer, skilled in Horary.
- Andr? Gedeon: Troyes physician.
- Walt Cruise hit first homerun out of Braves Field.
- Several powerful tornadoes rip through Illinois, including the city of Mattoon, killing 101 people and injuring 689.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- For Me and My Gal - Van & Schenck
- John McCormack - The Star-Spangled Banner
- America - Louis Gravieure
- I'se Gwine Back to Dixie - Alma Gluck
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