Thursday 9 August 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 9 August 1917 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray
Which were the important events of 9 August 1917 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
See other famous people born on 09 August
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
Your Eyes, Your Lips, Your Heart - Henry Burr
Hong Kong - Peerless Quartet
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1917?
- Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1179
- Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1178
- Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1177
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Mr Britling Sees It Through was first published in 1916. Set in the summer of 1914 the main hero, Mr Britling, is an eccentric writer whose days are spent at luxurious house parties socialising with a lot of international guests.
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 ...
A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .
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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