Friday 23 February 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
A Girl's Folly, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Red Planet by William J. Locke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 23 February 1917 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
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- February revolution begins in Russia.
- First demonstrations in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The beginning of the February Revolution.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose - Orpheus Quartet
- Poor Butterfly - Victor Military Band
- O'Brien is Tryin' to Learn to Talk Hawaiian - Ada Jones
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?