Thursday 23 August 1917

US date format: 8/23/1917, UK date format: 23/8/1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include John Lee Hooker and Tex Williams. Thirst, directed by Greg Kiefer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Directed by: Greg Kiefer

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Mixed Nuts

Directed by: Nora Ephron

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Wild and Woolly

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter, Charles Stevens

Country: United States of America

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Straight Shooting

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Harry Carey, Duke R. Lee, George Berrell, Molly Malone

Country: United States of America

Hilde Warren und der Tod

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Mia May, Bruno Kastner, Georg John, Hans Mierendorff

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1917 ?

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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  • Race riot in Houston Texas (two blacks and 11 whites killed).

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Planetary positions on August 23, 1917 - Geocentric view

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. All the World Will be Jealous of Me - Henry Burr
  2. Till the Clouds roll By - Prince's Orchestra
  3. Havanola Fox-Trot - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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