Thursday 27 September 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William T Orr and Louis Auchincloss.
The Sultan's Wife, directed by Clarence G. Badger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 27 September 1917
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Which were the important events of 27 September 1917 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- William T Orr: American television producer (d. 2002).
- Louis Auchincloss: Lawrence, New York -- Lawyer / Novelist (Watchfires).
- Carl Ballantine: American magician and entertainer (Born 1917).
- William Orr: American actor and producer (d. 2002).
- Edgar Degas: French artist, a painter and pastelist, sculptor and photographer.
- Broadhurst Theater opens at 235 W 44th St, New York City
- EHC soccer team forms in Hoensbroek Neth
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1917 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- You're a Grand Old Flag - Prince's Orchestra
- Over There - American Quartet
- American Quartet - Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France
- John McCormack - Keep the Home Fires Burning
- La Marseillaise - Frances Alda backed by The Metropolitan Opera Chorus