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Sunday 9 December 1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Angleton and James Rainwater. Unknown 274, directed by Harry F. Millarde, 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 this week ?

Unknown 274

Directed by: Harry F. Millarde

Starring: June Caprice, Kittens Reichert, Florence Ashbrooke

Country: United States

The Cinderella Man

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Mae Marsh, Tom Moore, Alec B. Francis

Country: United States

The Good for Nothing

Directed by: Carlyle Blackwell

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Evelyn Greeley, Kate Lester

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Angleton: American spy who rose to a powerful position in CIA Counter-Intelligence, where he instigated witch hunts.
  • James Rainwater: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986).
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Facts:
  • British forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem.
  • In Palestine, Field Marshal Edmund Allenby captures Jerusalem.

Music Charts

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

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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1197
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1196
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1195

Books

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

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

H.G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of war changes everything.

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

A tale of the north country in the time of Silas Wright.

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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

How does being a lavishly spoiled child impact one’s ability to function as an adult? It’s an always-timely topic that Pollyanna author Eleanor H. Porter explores with insight and wit in the charming novel The Road to Understanding.

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