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Saturday 16 June 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Katharine Graham and Lester Steers. Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1917

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

Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

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

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A Mormon Maid

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth, Edythe Chapman

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1917 ?

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • Katharine Graham: American publisher (d. 2001).
  • Lester Steers: American athlete, a track and field champion who held world records for high jumps in 1941.
  • Irving Penn: American photographer (d. 2009).
  • Katherine Graham: American publisher of the Washington Post, one of the giants of the media industry.
  • Aurelio Lampredi: Italian automobile and aircraft engine designer (d. 1989).
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  • 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
  • 49th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Hourless wins in 2:17.8

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Love Will Find The Way - Reed Miller
  2. The Magic of Your Eyes - Charles Harrison
  3. Sterling Trio - Hawaiian Butterfly

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