Monday 7 May 1917
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Geoffrey and Carlos Jimenez Ledgard.
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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1917 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- William Geoffrey: Biddle bomb disposal expert.
- Carlos Jimenez Ledgard: Peruvian lawyer and politician.
- David Tomlinson: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Actor (Mary Poppins, Helter Skelter).
- Domenico Bartolucci: Italian cardinal and composer (d. 2013).
- Lenox Hewitt: Australian public servant.
- Red Sox Babe Ruth beats Washingston Senator Walter Johnson, 1-0
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?