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Wednesday 8 August 1917

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Thirst, directed by Greg Kiefer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 8 August 1917

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Movies

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Thirst

Directed by: Greg Kiefer

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Mixed Nuts

Directed by: Nora Ephron

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Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall, Raymond Hatton

Country: United States

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Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Wayland Trask, Harry Booker

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Till the Clouds Roll By - Anna Wheaton & James Harrod
  2. Till the Clouds Roll By - Vernon Dalhart
  3. All the World Will be Jealous of Me - Charles Harrison
  4. Oh, Johnny! Oh, Johnny! Oh! - Elizabeth Brice

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