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Tuesday 11 December 1917

1917-12-11

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). New York Luck, directed by Edward Sloman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

New York Luck

Directed by: Edward Sloman

Starring: William Russell, Francelia Billington, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 13 black soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot
  • German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia.
  • British General Edmund Allenby enters Jerusalem on foot and declares martial law.
  • British troops take Jerusalem from the Ottoman Empire in the Battle of Jerusalem.

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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

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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