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Sunday 27 May 1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 27, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yasuhiro Nakasone . Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 27 May 1917

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Two of a Kind

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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Her Torpedoed Love

Directed by: Frank Griffin

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Ford Sterling, Wayland Trask, Harry Booker

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Max Wants a Divorce

Directed by: Max Linder

Starring: Max Linder, Martha Mansfield, Helen Ferguson, Francine Larrimore

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The Whip

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Alma Hanlon, June Elvidge, Irving Cummings, Warren Cook

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Seeing Double

Directed by: Nigel Dick

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1917 ?

  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone: Japanese politician, elected Prime Minister on 11/24/1982 and re-elected on 10/03/1984 with a more cooperative liberal coalition.
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  • Race riot in East Saint Louis Illinois, one black killed.
  • WWI: Over 30,000 French troops refuse to go to the trenches in Missy-aux-Bois.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 27, 1917 - Geocentric view

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. I'se Gwine Back to Dixie - Alma Gluck
  2. For Me and My Gal - Van & Schenck
  3. The Star-Spangled Banner - John McCormack
  4. America - Louis Gravieure

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