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Sunday 17 May 1925

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Paul Aron and Michel Certeau. White Fang, directed by Lawrence Trimble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

White Fang

Directed by: Lawrence Trimble

Starring: Theodore von Eltz, Ruth Dwyer, Matthew Betz

Country: United States

Strike

Directed by: Sergei M. Eisenstein

Starring: Grigori Aleksandrov, Maksim Shtraukh, Mikhail Gomorov

Country: United States

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The Wizard of Oz

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Dorothy Dwan, Charles Murray, Oliver Hardy

Country: United States

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Whirlpool of Fate

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Charlotte Clasis, Pierre Champagne

Country: United States

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The Monster

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Lon Chaney, Johnny Arthur, Gertrude Olmstead

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1925 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Paul Aron: French writer, philosopher and journalist.
  • Michel Certeau: French philosopher, a Jesuit and scholar whose work combined history, psychoanalysis, philosophy, and the social sciences.
  • Claude Julien: French journalist, editor of "Le Monde" in 1969 and editor-in-chief then director of "Le Monde diplomatique.
  • Jacques Debuisson: Neuilly sur Seine EXecutives.
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Facts:
  • Cleveland Indians' Tris Speaker gets his 3,000th hit.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1925 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Alabamy Bound - Blossom Seeley
  2. The Titanic - Ernest Van (Pop) Stoneman

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1925?

  • Science: Science vol. 61 issue 1585
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Winston Churchill -- May 11, 1925
  • Science: Science vol. 61 issue 1584

Books

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

Soundings

By: A. Hamilton Gibbs

pages look good and binding is tight. cover looks good as well.

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The Constant Nymph

By: Margaret Kenned

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The Keeper of the Bees

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Set in the author's adopted home of California in the 1920s, this is Gene Stratton-Porter's last novel, a story filled with wisdom, a love of nature, and her own abiding optimism.

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Glorious Apollo

By: E. Barrington

In writing the life of Byron in the form of a novel I have endeavored, as in The Divine Lady and in my other books, to touch biography with imagination and to present the essential truth as I see it, ...

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