Sunday 20 May 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bergur Sigurbjornsson and Richard Charles.
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1917 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Bergur Sigurbjornsson: Icelandic politician (d. 2005).
- Richard Charles: Cobb historian.
- Enyss Djemil: composer.
- Georges Baladie: France sport Champion.
- Tony Cliff: Israeli-English author and activist (d. 2000).
- Guy Favreau: Canadian lawyer judge and politician 28th Canadian Minister of Justice (d. 1967)
- Bergur Sigurbjörnsson: Icelandic journalist and politician (d. 2005)
- Valentine Fleming: Scottish politician (Born 1887).
- Turkish Government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv and Jaffa.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- America, Here's My Boy - Peerless Quartet
- From Here to Shanghai - Gene Greene & Peerless Quartet
- Let's All be Americans Now - American Quartet
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