Thursday 23 August 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 August 1917
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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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
Famous Birthdays:23 August
- Race riot in Houston Texas (two blacks and 11 whites killed).
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Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- All the World Will be Jealous of Me - Henry Burr
- Till the Clouds roll By - Prince's Orchestra
- Havanola Fox-Trot - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra