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Saturday 13 October 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Burr Tillstrom and Roberta Young. Seven Keys to Baldpate, directed by Hugh Ford, 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 ?

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

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

Country: United States

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'49-'17

Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

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

Country: United States

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Cleopatra

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber, Thurston Hall

Country: United States

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy

Country: United States

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The Gulf Between

Directed by: Wray Physioc

Starring: Grace Darmond, Niles Welch, Herbert Fortier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Burr Tillstrom: American entertainer, creator of "Kukla, Fran and Ollie" a popular puppet act.
  • Roberta Young: American astrologer who joined the AFA in September 1977.
  • George Osmond: American patriarch of the Osmond family (Born 1917).
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Facts:
  • Soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military
  • The ''Miracle of the Sun'' is witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Fatima, Portugal.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. For the Freedom of the World - Orpheus Quartet
  2. Over There - Peerless Quartet
  3. Darktown Strutters' Ball - Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1189
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1188
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1187

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

A profound and very human account of the early years of the war, told from the perspective of a father rather than combatants, but no less revealing.

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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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