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Tuesday 28 August 1917

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Antonio Basurto and Jayne Rosen. Thirst, directed by Greg Kiefer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 28 August 1917

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Movies

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

Thirst

Directed by: Greg Kiefer

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Mixed Nuts

Directed by: Nora Ephron

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Tom and Jerry

Directed by: Tom Mix

Starring: Tom Mix, Sid Jordan, Victoria Forde, Pat Chrisman

The Cold Deck

Directed by: William S. Hart, Clifford Smith

Starring: William S. Hart, Mildred Harris, Edwin Wallock, Sylvia Breamer

Za schastem

Directed by: Yevgeni Bauer

Starring: Emma Bauer, Tasya Borman, N. Dennitsyna, Aleksandr Kheruvimov

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Antonio Basurto: Italian singer, who died in Rome on 20 December 2007.
  • Jayne Rosen: American entertainer, singer and actress, who worked as Lawrence Welk's Champagne Lady from 1940 until 1945.
  • Jack Kirby: American cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk), dies at age 76 (born 1917).
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Facts:
  • 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House
  • Ten Suffragettes are arrested while picketing the White House.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. When the Sun Goes Down in Dixie (And the Moon Begins to Rise) - George Wilson & Lewis James
  2. There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding - John McCormack

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