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Friday 2 March 1917

1917-03-02

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Poor Little Rich Girl, directed by Maurice Tourneur, 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 months ?

The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley

Country: United States

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A Girl's Folly

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge

Country: United States

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Rosie O'Grady

Directed by: John H. Collins

Starring: Viola Dana, Tom Blake, James Harris

Country: United States

The Black Stork

Directed by: Leopold Wharton

Starring: Jane Fearnley, Allan Murnane, Hamilton Revelle

Country: United States

Blind Justice

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 March 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
  • saint Jovinus
  • Saint Abdalon
  • Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
  • Texas Independence Day (1836).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jones Act: Puerto Rico territory created, US citizenship granted.
  • The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
  • U.S. President Woodrow Wilson begins his second term.
  • Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first woman member of the United States House of Representatives.
  • (N.S.) (February 23, O.S.) ndash The Russian February Revolution begins with the overthrow of the Tsar.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Pray for the Lights to Go Out - George O'Connor
  2. My Hawaiian Sunshine - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. It's a Long, Long Time Since I've Been Home - Irving Kaufman

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1157
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1156
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1155

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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