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Monday 21 May 1917

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Raymond Burr and Frank Bellamy. Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 21 May 1917

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Wayland Trask, Harry Booker

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Max Wants a Divorce

Directed by: Max Linder

Starring: Max Linder, Martha Mansfield, Helen Ferguson, Francine Larrimore

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The Whip

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Alma Hanlon, June Elvidge, Irving Cummings, Warren Cook

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The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
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Facts:
  • Leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is established through Royal Charter to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military forces.
  • The Great Atlanta fire of 1917.
  • Over 300 acres (73 blocks) are destroyed in the Great Atlanta fire of 1917.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. I'se Gwine Back to Dixie - Alma Gluck
  2. For Me and My Gal - Van & Schenck
  3. John McCormack - The Star-Spangled Banner
  4. America - Louis Gravieure

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