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Tuesday 17 October 1916

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Lowery and Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz. Diplomacy, directed by Jordan Sheehan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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What the sky looked like on 17 October 1916

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Directed by: Jordan Sheehan

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The Pawnshop

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand

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The Danger Girl

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Helen Bray, Reggie Morris

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I'm Insured

Die weißen Rosen

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Ernst Hofmann, Max Landa, Mary Scheller

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Historical Events

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  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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  • Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 1916 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1916 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Dear Old Dreamy Honolulu Town - Peerless Quartet
  2. Ireland Must be Heaven, for My Mother Came from There - Charles Harrison
  3. Oh How She Could Yacki Hacki Wicki Wachi Woo (That's Love in Honolulu) - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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