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Tuesday 9 January 1917

1917-01-09

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Great Expectations, directed by Robert G. Vignola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Great Expectations

Directed by: Robert G. Vignola

Starring: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee

Country: United States

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Directed by: Otto Rippert

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul

Country: United States

The Pride of the Clan

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook

Country: United States

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Az ezredes

Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Sndor Gth, Lszl Z. Molnr, Charles Puffy

Country: United States

The Slave Market

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: Pauline Frederick, Thomas Meighan, Al Hart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Herbert Lom: Czechoslovakia -- Actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray).
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Facts:
  • World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. You Were Just Made to Order for Me - Marguerite Farrell & M.J. O'Connell
  2. Babes in the Wood - Harry Macdonough & Lucy Isabelle Marsh

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1149
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1148
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1147

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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