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Friday 19 October 1917

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include René Laurentin and William Blass. 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 19 October 1917

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Movies

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The Adventurer

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

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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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The Sultan's Wife

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Joseph Callahan, Frank Bond

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Thirst

Directed by: Greg Kiefer

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Mixed Nuts

Directed by: Nora Ephron

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
  • René Laurentin: French educator, a Professor at the Catholic University of Angers.
  • William Blass: American soldier lawyer and politician (d. 2012).
  • Walter Munk: Austrian-American oceanographer author and academic.
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Facts:
  • The Love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 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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