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Wednesday 17 October 1917

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marsha Hunt and Olive Brasno. The Adventurer, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 17 October 1917

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Movies

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

The Adventurer

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

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Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper, Corene Uzzell

Country: United States

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'49-'17

Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

Starring: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer, Mattie Witting

Country: United States

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All at Sea

Directed by: Charles Frend

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Birds of a Feather

Directed by: Curtis Franklin

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 1st British bombing of Germany
  • First British bombing of Germany in World War I.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. I May be gone for a Long, Long Time - Peerless Quartet
  2. I May be Gone for a Long, Long Time - Shannon Four
  3. Shenandoah - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  4. Indiana - Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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