Wednesday June 17, 1908

US date format: 6/17/1908, UK date format: 17/6/1908

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James MacDonald and Evalyn Knapp. Romeo and Juliet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli



Directed by: Louie Schwartzberg

Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

Directed by: John Polson

Just Like a Woman

Just Like a Woman

Directed by: Rachid Bouchareb

Locked Up

Locked Up

Directed by: Jared Cohn


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 17, 1908?


  • 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.

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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - The Glow-Worm

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