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Wednesday 11 April 1917

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Clement Markert and Raymond Marcillac. Chi no ike jigôkû, directed by Yaroku Kobayashi, 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 in the last months ?

Chi no ike jigôkû

Directed by: Yaroku Kobayashi

Starring: Matsunosuke Onoe, Kakumatsuro Arashi, Suminojo Ichikawa

Country: United States

A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, Charles Clary

Country: United States

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The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley

Country: United States

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A Girl's Folly

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge

Country: United States

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Rosie O'Grady

Directed by: John H. Collins

Starring: Viola Dana, Tom Blake, James Harris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 April 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
  • The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clement Markert: American biologist, credited with the discovery of isozymes.
  • Raymond Marcillac: French journalist and television news presenter who died on 13 April 2007.
  • Danny Gallivan: Canadian radio and television sportscaster (Born 1917).
  • David Westheimer: American soldier journalist and author (d. 2005).
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Facts:
  • Babe Ruth beats New York Yankees, pitching 3-hit 10-3 win for Boston Red Sox.
  • WWI: Brazil severs diplomatic relations with Germany.
  • Vladimir Lenin arrives in Petrograd.
  • WWI: The Nivelle Offensive commences.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Put On Your Slippers & Fill Up Your Pipe (You're Not Going Bye-Bye Tonight - Ada Jones
  2. Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile - Reinald Werrenrath

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1162
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1161
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1160

Books

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

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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

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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