Friday 24 August 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Duhomme and Dennis James.
Hilde Warren und der Tod, directed by Joe May, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1917 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- For You a Rose - Elsie Baker
- The Man Behind the Hammer and the Plow - Andrea Sarto
- For Me and My Gal - Billy Murray
- What Kind of American Are You? - Arthur Fields
- Havanola Fox-Trot - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
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