Sunday 27 May 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yasuhiro Nakasone .
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Light in the Clearing by Irving Bacheller 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 27 May 1917 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Yasuhiro Nakasone: Japanese politician, elected Prime Minister on 11/24/1982 and re-elected on 10/03/1984 with a more cooperative liberal coalition.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - The Star-Spangled Banner
- For Me and My Gal - Van & Schenck
- America - Louis Gravieure
- I'se Gwine Back to Dixie - Alma Gluck
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