Monday June 17, 1901
US date format: 6/17/1901, UK date format: 17/6/1901
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It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 1901). The US president was William McKinley (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Forward, directed by Henry Bedwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 17, 1901?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1901?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- S. H. Dudley - Whistling
- Byron G. Harlan & Joe Belmont & Florodora Girls - Tell Me, Pretty Maiden