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Sunday 17 May 1925

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1925). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michel de Certeau and Jean-Paul Aron. Alice's Egg Plant, directed by Walt Disney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Alice's Egg Plant

Directed by: Walt Disney

Starring: Anne Shirley

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The Crackerjack

Directed by: Charles Hines

Starring: Johnny Hines, Sigrid Holmquist, Henry West, Bradley Barker

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Jack the Giant Killer

Directed by: Mark Atkins

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Locked Out

Directed by: Joan Sekler

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Whirlpool of Fate

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Charlotte Clasis, Pierre Champagne, Maurice Touzé

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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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
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michel de Certeau
  • Nancy Roman: Scientist.
  • Jean-Paul Aron: French writer, philosopher and journalist.
  • Michel Certeau: French philosopher, a Jesuit and scholar whose work combined history, psychoanalysis, philosophy, and the social sciences.
  • Claude Julien: French journalist, editor of "Le Monde" in 1969 and editor-in-chief then director of "Le Monde diplomatique.
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  • Cleveland Indians' Tris Speaker gets his 3,000th hit.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 17, 1925 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1925 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Titanic - Ernest Van (Pop) Stoneman
  2. Alabamy Bound - Blossom Seeley

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