Monday 28 May 1917
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include "Papa" John Creach and Pape John Creech.
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 May 1917 ?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
- "Papa" John Creach: Violinist.
- Pape John Creech: Rocker (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane).
- Papa John Creech: American fiddler (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna) (d. 1994).
- Gerald Cash: Governor-General (Bahamas).
- Robert Hampson: American business executive, executive with ford motor co.
- Marshall Reed: American character actor for many years; production manager on films. He died from a massive hemorrhage on April 15, 1980 in Los Angeles, CA.
- Barry Commoner: American biologist academic and politician (d. 2012)
- Papa Creach: American violinist (Jefferson Airplane Hot Tuna and The Dinosaurs) (d. 1994)
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - The Star-Spangled Banner
- America - Louis Gravieure
- I'se Gwine Back to Dixie - Alma Gluck
- For Me and My Gal - Van & Schenck
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