Friday 9 November 1917


It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Draft 258, directed by William Christy Cabanne, 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 ?

Draft 258

Draft 258

Directed by: William Christy Cabanne

Starring: Mabel Taliaferro, Walter Miller, Earl Brunswick

Country: United States

The Little Princess

The Little Princess

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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El apóstol

El apóstol

Directed by: Quirino Cristiani

Starring: Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber, Thurston Hall

Country: United States

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

Starring: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 November 1917 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
Famous Birthdays:
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  • Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of Bolshevik Russia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Nora Bayes - Over There
  2. Good-Bye Broadway, hello France - Peerless Quartet
  3. 12th Street Rag - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1193


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

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.

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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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