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Monday 26 February 1917

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 26, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Taft Jr and Robert Taft. The Poor Little Rich Girl, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Country: United States

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The Vicar of Wakefield

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams, Gladys Leslie

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All at Sea

Directed by: Charles Frend

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The Pride of the Clan

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook, Kathryn Browne-Decker

Country: United States

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The Matrimaniac

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Constance Talmadge, Wilbur Higby, Fred Warren

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1917 ?

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Alexander of Alexandria
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  • Robert Taft Jr
  • Robert Taft: American lawyer, politician and noted family member, he is sometimes referred to as Robert A. Taft, Jr.
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  • 1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)
  • The Original Dixieland Jass Band records the first ever jazz record for the Victor Talking Machine Company in New York.
  • The Original Dixieland Jass Band records their first commercial record, with the tunes quotLivery Stable Bluesquot and quotDixie Jazz Band One Stepquot.
  • The U.S. government releases the plaintext of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public.
  • Japanese city of Omuta, Fukuoka is founded by Hiroushi Miruku

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 26, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1917 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Katinka (Medley) - Victor Military Band
  2. They're Wearing 'Em Higher in Hawaii - Morton Harvey
  3. Keep Your Eye on the Girlie You Love - Peerless Quartet

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