Friday 17 October 1919
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rita Hayworth [Marguerita C Casino] and Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov.
Blind Husbands, directed by Erich Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1919 ?
- 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
- Rita Hayworth [Marguerita C Casino]: New York, United States -- Actress (Gilda, Pal Joey).
- Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov: Russian physicist.
- Simone Darré: Aubiet Writer.
- Isaak Khalatnikov: Ukrainian-Russian physicist and academic.
- Radio Corporation of America (RCA) created.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Uncle Josh and Aunt Nancy Put Up the Kitchen Stove - Cal Stewart & Ada Jones
- Take Your Girlie to the Movies (If You Can't Make Love At Home) - Irving Kaufman
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