Monday October 15, 1917

US date format: 10/15/1917, UK date format: 15/10/1917

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 15, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Schlesinger Jr and Arthur Schlesinger. The Adventurer, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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The Adventurer

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper, Corene Uzzell

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

Starring: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer, Mattie Witting

Country: United States of America

All at Sea

Directed by: Charles Frend

Birds of a Feather

Directed by: Curtis Franklin


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 15, 1917?


  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire


  • Chicago White Sox beat New York Giants, four games to two in 14th World Series.

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  • Mata Hari: Dutch prostitute and exotic dancer who...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 15, 1917?

    Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. I May be gone for a Long, Long Time - Peerless Quartet
  2. I May be Gone for a Long, Long Time - Shannon Four
  3. Shenandoah - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  4. Indiana - Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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