Saturday 8 December 1917


It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Good for Nothing, directed by Carlyle Blackwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

The Good for Nothing

The Good for Nothing

Directed by: Carlyle Blackwell

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Evelyn Greeley, Kate Lester

Country: United States

The Secret Game

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

Tom Sawyer

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Jack Pickford, George Hackathorne, Alice Marvin

Country: United States

The Silent Man

The Silent Man

Directed by: William S. Hart

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

Country: United States

The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1917 ?

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Sailin' Away on the Henry Clay - American Quartet
  2. That's the Kind of a Baby for Me - Eddie Cantor

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1197


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

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells

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

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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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