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Saturday 17 November 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Lescoulie and Joe Cornelis. 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 months ?

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 17 November 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Lenin defended temporary removal of freedom of the press

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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. Darktown Strutters' Ball - Brown Brothers
  2. Beale Street Blues - Prince's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1194
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1193
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1192

Books

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

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

Mr. Britling Sees It Through By H. G. Wells

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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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