Tuesday 9 January 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Herbert Lom .
The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 January 1917
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1917 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Herbert Lom: Czechoslovakia -- Actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray).
- World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Baseball Game - Weber & Fields
- I Ain't Got Nobody Much - Marion Harris
- Sometimes You Get a Good One and Sometimes You Don't - Anna Chandler