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 Don Defore and Mel Ferrer.
Hilde Warren und der Tod, directed by Joe May, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter 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 25 August 1917 ?
- 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.
- Don Defore: Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet).
- Mel Ferrer: Elberon, New Jersey -- Actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor).
- Lisbeth Movin: Danish actress and director (d. 2011).
- Lou van Burg: Dutch-German singer and game show host (d. 1986).
- 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Havanola Fox-Trot - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- Till the Clouds roll By - Prince's Orchestra
- All the World Will be Jealous of Me - Henry Burr
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