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Wednesday 17 September 1913

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1913). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jorgen Jersild and Robert Lembke. The Farmer's Daughters, directed by Not Specified, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
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The Farmer's Daughters

Directed by: Not Specified

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The Eleventh Commandment

Directed by: George Melford

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Stars in My Crown

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

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An Old Man's Love Story

Directed by: Van Dyke Brooke

Starring: James Lackaye, Florence Radinoff, Norma Talmadge, Van Dyke Brooke

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Germinal; or, The Toll of Labor

Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Mévisto, Jean Jacquinet, Henry Krauss, Sylvie

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Historical Events

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  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jorgen Jersild: Composer.
  • Robert Lembke: German television presenter who was the host of the game show "What's My Line?" from 1961 until his death on 14 January 1989 in Munich.
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  • In Chicago, the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith is founded, with Sigmund Livingston as its first president.

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Planetary positions on September 17, 1913 - Geocentric view

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Turkey-Trot Dance Medley, Part II - Prince's Orchestra
  2. You Made Me Love You, I Didn't Want to Do It - Al Jolson

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