Friday July 17, 1908
US date format: 7/17/1908, UK date format: 17/7/1908
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It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Rudolf Petzold and Frederic Lionel.
Stung, directed by Benni Diez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1908?
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Enrico Caruso & Geraldine Farrar - Madama Butterfly - Finale Act I: O Quantiocchi Fisi (O Kindly Heavens)