Thursday 28 June 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wim Sonneveld and Suzanne Grey.
Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, 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 28 June 1917
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Which were the important events of 28 June 1917 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Wim Sonneveld: Dutch cabaret entertainer and actor.
- Suzanne Grey
- Pierre Boussard: French Catholic priest, who served as Bishop of Vannes from 1964 to 1991.
- Willem "Wim" Sonneveld: Dutch singer / actor (My Fair Lady).
- Jean Millier: French arts offical, who served as president of the "Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou" (1977-1980).
- Grete Kittelsen: Norwegian goldsmith, enamel artist, and designer.
- Katherine Rawls: American swimming champion (d. 1982).
- Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam
- Raggedy Ann doll invented
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- With His Hands in His Pockets and His Pockets in His Pants - Byron G. Harlan
- American Republic March - Prince's Orchestra
- M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I - Anna Wheaton