Saturday 17 June 1916
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Einar Englund and Victor Dalby Lord.
What Love Can Do, directed by Jay Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Seventeen by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1916 ?
- 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.
- Einar Englund: Composer.
- Victor Dalby Lord: Ficticious character on One Life to Live.
- Luigi Scarabello: Italy sport Champion.
- Terry Gilkyson: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Easy Riders) (d. 1999).
- 1st national Congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java
- US troops under General Pershing march into Mexico
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Enrico Caruso - O Sole Mio (My Sunshine)
- You Can't Get Along with 'Em or Without 'Em - Anna Chandler
- My Old Kentucky Home - Alma Gluck
- Some Sort of Somebody - Billy Murray & Elsie Baker
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