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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
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What the sky looked like on 17 August 1917

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Movies

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Thirst

Directed by: Greg Kiefer

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Mixed Nuts

Directed by: Nora Ephron

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Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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His Wedding Night

Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Alice Mann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1917 ?

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

Planetary positions on August 17, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. What Kind of American Are You? - Arthur Fields
  2. For You a Rose - Elsie Baker
  3. The Man Behind the Hammer and the Plow - Andrea Sarto
  4. For Me and My Gal - Billy Murray

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