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Wednesday 29 August 1917

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edith Wangemann and Isabel Sanford. 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 29 August 1917

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Movies

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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

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Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Edith Wangemann: German astrologer, teacher and lecturer who founded "Astro-Magazine" and "Sein Und Werden" magazine with her husband, astrologer Helmuth Wangemann.
  • Isabel Sanford: NYC, New York -- Actress (Louise-Jeffersons / All in the Family).
  • Luce Lucas: Platteville EXecutives.
  • Jack Kirby: Cartoonist.
  • Raymond Nedey: Sancey-le-Grand physician.
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Facts:
  • WWI: The Military Service Act is passed in the Canadian House of Commons, giving the Government of Canada the right to conscript men into the army.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1917 - Geocentric view

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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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