Sunday June 17, 1917

US date format: 6/17/1917, UK date format: 17/6/1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Augusto Roa Bastos and Walter Hof. Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Wayland Trask, Harry Booker

A Mormon Maid

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth, Edythe Chapman

Country: United States of America

Max Wants a Divorce

Directed by: Max Linder

Starring: Max Linder, Martha Mansfield, Helen Ferguson, Francine Larrimore

The Whip

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Alma Hanlon, June Elvidge, Irving Cummings, Warren Cook


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 17, 1917?


  • 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.


  • British King George V takes the name Windsor
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1917?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Love Will Find The Way - Reed Miller
  2. The Magic of Your Eyes - Charles Harrison
  3. Sterling Trio - Hawaiian Butterfly

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