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Tuesday 17 April 1917

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Monfrais and Bill Clements. 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 17 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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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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She

Directed by: Kenean Buel

Starring: Valeska Suratt, Ben Taggart, Miriam Fouche, Thomas Wigney Percyval

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Monfrais: French Chairman and Managing Director of Heudron Dairy,1960-'77 and President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Eure, 1968-'86 and Deputy of Eure 1978-'81.
  • Bill Clements: American politician.
  • Albertine Halvorson: American astrologer, a member of AFA as of June 1958.
  • Elias Lopez Soba: Puerto Rican musician and pianist, considered the second best native pianist of the twentieth century, after Jesus Maria Sanromá, and one of the most outstanding musicians of his country.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 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. Where the Black-Eyed Susans Grow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. There's a Long, Long Trail - James F. Harrison & James Reed
  3. The Nightingale Song - Lucy Gates

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