Sunday 30 September 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chung Hee Park and Yuri "Petrovich" Lyubimov.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, directed by Marshall Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Light in the Clearing by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 September 1917 ?
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
- Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
- RC Saints - Saint Jerome
- French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Chung Hee Park: General / President of South Korea (1961-79), assassinated.
- Yuri "Petrovich" Lyubimov: USSR -- Director (Taganka).
- Park Chunghee: President of South Korea (d. 1979).
- Buddy Rich: American jazz drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at age 69 (born 1917).
- Yuri Lyubimov: Russian actor and director (d. 2014).
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
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