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Saturday 17 March 1917, St. Patrick's Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Basil and Brian Boydell. The Poor Little Rich Girl, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Movies

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The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Country: United States

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The Vicar of Wakefield

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams, Gladys Leslie

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Joan the Woman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Roberts

Country: United States

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Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra

Directed by: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

Starring: D.D. Dabke, Bhalachandra D. Phalke, Anna Salunke

The Mystery of the Double Cross

Directed by: William Parke, Louis J. Gasnier

Starring: Mollie King, Léon Bary, Ralph Stuart, Gladden James

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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  • N.S.) (March 4, O.S.) ampndash Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia refuses the throne, and power passes to the newly formed Provisional Government under Prince Georgy Lvov.

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Music Charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Yaddie Kaddie Kiddie Kaddie Koo - Van & Schenck
  2. Hawaii and You - James F. Harrison & James Reed
  3. What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For? - Ada Jones & Billy Murray

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