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Sunday 2 December 1917

1917-12-02

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Secret Game, directed by William C. de Mille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Secret Game

Directed by: William C. de Mille

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

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Tom Sawyer

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Jack Pickford, George Hackathorne, Alice Marvin

Country: United States

The Silent Man

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Vola Vale, Robert McKim

Country: United States

The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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Draft 258

Directed by: William Christy Cabanne

Starring: Mabel Taliaferro, Walter Miller, Earl Brunswick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 December 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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Facts:
  • Han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea.
  • An armistice is signed between Russia and the Central Powers at Brest-Litovsk and peace talks leading to the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk began.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. In Lilac Time (When You Stole This Heart of Mine) - Charles King & Elizabeth Brice
  2. Some Sunday Morning - Ada Jones & M.J. O'Connell
  3. (Goodbye, and Luck Be with You) Laddie Boy - Nora Bayes
  4. Over There - Billy Murray

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1917?

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1196
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1195
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1194

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he ...

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

Bart lives with his aunt and uncle in a modest house in a modest village. He befriends a girl from a higher social class, but her reciprocation of his flourishing love is marked by periods of disdain for his humble ...

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The Red Planet

By: William J. Locke

A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .

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The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter was a popular American novelist at the turn of the 20th century. Best known as the author of Pollyanna, Porter wrote kids books, adventure stories, and romances that are still read today.

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