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Thursday 17 May 1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 17 May 1917

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

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

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Max Wants a Divorce

Directed by: Max Linder

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

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The Whip

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

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

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
  • Saint Montanus
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Let's All be Americans Now - American Quartet
  2. From Here to Shanghai - Gene Greene & Peerless Quartet
  3. America, Here's My Boy - Peerless Quartet

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