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Saturday 12 May 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Clair . Her Torpedoed Love, directed by Frank Griffin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1917

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

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

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Max Wants a Divorce

Directed by: Max Linder

Starring: Max Linder, Martha Mansfield, Helen Ferguson, Francine Larrimore

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The Whip

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Alma Hanlon, June Elvidge, Irving Cummings, Warren Cook

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Seeing Double

Directed by: Nigel Dick

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The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Frank Clair: American-born Canadian football coach (d. 2005).
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Facts:
  • 42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4
  • 43rd Kentucky Derby: Charles Borel on Omar Khayyam wins in 2:04.6.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. John McCormack - When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
  2. Keep Your Eye on the Girlie You Love - M.J. O'Connell
  3. Ev'ry Little While - Al Jolson
  4. Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile - Helen Clark

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