Sunday October 21, 1917

US date format: 10/21/1917, UK date format: 21/10/1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Dizzy Gillespie and William Grieve. The Adventurer, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Adventurer

The Adventurer

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper, Corene Uzzell

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

Starring: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer, Mattie Witting

Country: United States of America

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

Directed by: Curtis Franklin

All at Sea

All at Sea

Directed by: Charles Frend


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 21, 1917?


  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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  • Petrograds garrison accepts Revolutionary Military Committee

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1917?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Indiana
  2. - Shenandoah
  3. - I May be Gone for a Long, Long Time
  4. - I May be gone for a Long, Long Time

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