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Saturday 25 August 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mel Ferrer and Don Defore. Thirst, directed by Greg Kiefer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Movies

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Thirst

Directed by: Greg Kiefer

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Mixed Nuts

Directed by: Nora Ephron

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Straight Shooting

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States

Hilde Warren und der Tod

Directed by: Joe May

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mel Ferrer: Elberon, New Jersey -- Actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor).
  • Don Defore: Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet).
  • Lisbeth Movin: Danish actress and director (d. 2011).
  • Lou van Burg: Dutch-German singer and game show host (d. 1986).
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Facts:
  • 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63)

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Music Charts

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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