Friday 19 January 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nigel Nicolson and Rudolf Maros.
The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 January 1917
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 January 1917 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Rudolf Maros: composer.
- Nigel Nicolson: British writer, publisher and politician.
- Elizabeth Rhodifer: American astrologer.
- Steno : Italian film director and screenwriter.
- John Raitt: Santa Ana Actor.
- Silvertown explosion: 73 are killed and 400 injured in an explosion in a munitions plant in London.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Way Down in Iowa, I'm Going to Hide Away - Irving Kaufman
- Horace Wright - My Own Iona
- Someone Else May be There While I'm Gone - Al Jolson