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Monday 12 November 1917

1917-11-12

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Queen of Spades, directed by Yakov Protazanov, 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 30 days ?

The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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Draft 258

Directed by: William Christy Cabanne

Starring: Mabel Taliaferro, Walter Miller, Earl Brunswick

Country: United States

The Little Princess

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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El apóstol

Directed by: Quirino Cristiani

Starring: Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber, Thurston Hall

Country: United States

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Somewhere in France is Daddy - Peerless Quartet
  2. Gems from Ziegfeld Follies of 1917 - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1193
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1192
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1191

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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