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Sunday 15 April 1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 15, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mildred Baass and Elmer Gedeon. Max Wants a Divorce, directed by Max Linder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 15 April 1917

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Movies

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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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The Vicar of Wakefield

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams, Gladys Leslie

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Elmer Gedeon: American baseball player with the Washington Senators.
  • Mildred Baass: American poet, who served as the Poet Laureate of Texas from 1993 to 1995.
  • Pietro Grossi: Italian composer, pioneer of computer music, visual artist, cellist and hacker ahead of his time.
  • Hans Conried: Baltimore, Maryland -- Actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy).
  • James Kee: American lawyer and politician (d. 1989).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 15, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag (And Smile, Smile, Smile) - Knickerbocker Quartet
  2. M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I - Ada Jones
  3. Pray for Sunshine - Al Jolson

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