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Wednesday 17 January 1912

1912-01-17

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Three Tales of Terror, directed by Jacob Fleck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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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 ?

Three Tales of Terror

Directed by: Jacob Fleck

Starring: Paul Askonas, Frau Galfres-Hubermann

Country: United States

The Doll

Directed by: Joseph Delmont

Starring: Sarah Bernhardt, Paul Capellani, Georges Charmeroy

Country: United States

La fin d'une révolution américaine

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Jo Hamman, Suzanne Grandais

Country: United States

Le fumiste

Directed by: Grard Bourgeois

Starring: Raimu

Country: United States

Idillio tragico

Directed by: Baldassarre Negroni

Starring: Francesca Bertini, Alberto Collo, Gemma De Ferrari

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1912 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Robert Scott expedition arrives at South Pole, 1 month after Amundsen
  • Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1912 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Alexander's Ragtime Band - Victor Military Band
  2. Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still - Walter Van Brunt & John Bieling

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Books

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The Harvester

By: Gene Stratton Porter

The Harvester is set in Gene Stratton Porter's Limberlost Swamp series. David Langston lives a simple life harvesting medicinal herbs to sell in the city. He believes that he has all that he needs in life, that is until he ...

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The Street Called Straight

By: Basil King

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Their Yesterdays

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic novel which focuses on the 13 greatest things in life: dreams, occupation, knowledge, ignorance, religion, tradition, temptation, life, death, failure, success, love, and memories.

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The Melting of Molly

By: Maria Thompson Davies

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes ...

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