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Tuesday 17 April 1917

US date format: 4/17/1917, UK date format: 17/4/1917

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. A Mormon Maid, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Seeing Double

Directed by: Nigel Dick

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1917 ?

  • 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 April 17, 1917 - Geocentric view

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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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