Wednesday 16 May 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George Gaynes and Juan Rulfo.
Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1917
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1917 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- George Gaynes: Helsinki, Finland -- Actor (Henry-Punky Brewster).
- Juan Rulfo: Mexican writer, screenwriter and photographer.
- Geraint Jones: Conductor / Organist.
- James C Murray: American politician (d. 1999).
- Ben Kuroki: American sergeant and pilot (d. 2015).
- James Murray: American lawyer and politician (d. 1999).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Let's All be Americans Now - American Quartet
- From Here to Shanghai - Gene Greene & Peerless Quartet
- America, Here's My Boy - Peerless Quartet