Thursday May 17, 1906

US date format: 5/17/1906, UK date format: 17/5/1906

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Belle Stewart and Frederic Prokosch. The Voice of Conscience, directed by Not Specified, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
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The Voice of Conscience

Directed by: Not Specified

The Critic

Directed by: Alexander Tuschinski

The Last Witch

Directed by: John B. Dolan

Tartans of Scottish Clans

Society Ballooning, Pittsfield, Mass.


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  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1906?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Good-Bye, Sweetheart, Good-Bye - Frank Stanley

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