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Saturday 17 August 1912

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 1912). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Margaret Scriven and Edgar Fernhout. Metamorphoses, directed by Christophe Honoré, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Directed by: Christophe Honoré

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The Portrait of Lady Anne

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Diamond Cut Diamond

Directed by: Darrell James Roodt

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Étienne Arnaud, Herbert Blaché

Starring: Robert Frazer, Barbara Tennant, Alec B. Francis, Julia Stuart

A Change of Spirit

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Blanche Sweet, Walter Miller, William J. Butler, Kate Toncray

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Historical Events

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  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 17, 1912 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Walter Van Brunt
  2. Dreams of Long Ago - Enrico Caruso
  3. Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Quartette

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