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Wednesday 24 October 1917

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marshall Goldberg and Richard Horner. The Adventurer, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 24 October 1917

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Movies

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The Adventurer

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

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Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

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

Country: United States

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'49-'17

Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

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

Country: United States

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All at Sea

Directed by: Charles Frend

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Birds of a Feather

Directed by: Curtis Franklin

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marshall Goldberg: NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals).
  • Richard Horner: American business executive, nasa research administrator, aviation research administrator for nasa, married once, two children.
  • Art Myers: American editor of the Washington Post who became interested in the paranormal in his 60's.
  • Marie Foster: American activist (d. 2003).
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Facts:
  • Battle of Caporetto; Italy suffers a catastrophic defeat by the forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany on the Austro-Italian front of World War I (lasts until 19 November - also called Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 24, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Lily of the Valley - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  2. Musical Sam from Alabam' - Peerless Quartet

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