Friday 17 August 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include P Roger Peyrefitte and Safa Khulusi.
Thirst, directed by Greg Kiefer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1917 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- P Roger Peyrefitte: French writer (Singular Love).
- Safa Khulusi: Writer.
- Eugene Reeb: France Military man.
- Gianni Agus: Italy Actor.
- Italy declares war on Germany and Turkey
- One of English literature's important meetings takes place when Wilfred Owen introduces himself to Siegfried Sassoon at the Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- What Kind of American Are You? - Arthur Fields
- For You a Rose - Elsie Baker
- The Man Behind the Hammer and the Plow - Andrea Sarto
- For Me and My Gal - Billy Murray