Tuesday 15 May 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hugh Edward Lance Falkus and Albert Ueltschi.
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Hugh Edward Lance Falkus: Filmmaker / naturalist.
- Albert Ueltschi: American flying specialist and CEO of Flightsafety International, a wildly profitable company with high-tech simulators that train pilots to fly anything from a Cessna, to 747's to tanker planes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Ev'ry Little While - Al Jolson
- John McCormack - When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
- Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile - Helen Clark
- Keep Your Eye on the Girlie You Love - M.J. O'Connell
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