Tuesday June 17, 1902
US date format: 6/17/1902, UK date format: 17/6/1902
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Sammy Fain and Alec Hurwood.
Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 17, 1902?
- 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.
- Norwich City Football Club is formed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1902?
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- Dan Quinn - Oh! Didn't He Ramble!