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Sunday 17 August 1913

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 1913). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include W Mark Felt and Oscar Alfredo Galvez. Stars in My Crown, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
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What the sky looked like on 17 August 1913

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Movies

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Stars in My Crown

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

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An Old Man's Love Story

Directed by: Van Dyke Brooke

Starring: James Lackaye, Florence Radinoff, Norma Talmadge, Van Dyke Brooke

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The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Ubaldo Maria Del Colle, Giovanni Enrico Vidali

Starring: Cristina Ruspoli, Luigi Mele, Giovanni Enrico Vidali, Suzanne De Labroy

Mabel's New Hero

Directed by: Mack Sennett

Starring: Mabel Normand, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Charles Inslee

The Adopted Brother

Directed by: Christy Cabanne, D.W. Griffith

Starring: Robert Harron, W. Chrystie Miller, Dorothy Gish, Elmer Booth

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
  • W Mark Felt: American Watergate figure (Born 1913).
  • Oscar Alfredo Galvez: Argentine racing driver (d. 1989).
  • W Felt: American law enforcement official, an FBI agent and key figure in Watergate mystery known only as "Deep Throat" until he revealed his identity on May 31, 2005.
  • Guy Stresser-Péan: French anthropologist, specializing in Mesoamerica, particularly the Huasteca culture of Puebla and San Luis Potosí.
  • Menachem Begin: Politician.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 17, 1913 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Sunshine and Roses - Elsie Baker & James F. Harrison
  2. Last Night Was the End of the World - Henry Burr

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