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Sunday 17 November 1918

1918-11-17

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Greatest Thing in Life, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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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 ?

The Greatest Thing in Life

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: David Butler, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

Mästerkatten i stövlar

Directed by: John W. Brunius

Starring: Sam Ask, John W. Brunius, Anna Carlsten

Country: United States

Little Women

Directed by: Harley Knoles

Starring: Isabel Lamon, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Hall

Country: United States

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Anna Karenina

Directed by: Mrton Garas

Starring: Irn Varsnyi, Dezs Kertsz, Emil Fenyvessy

Country: United States

Shoulder Arms

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1918 ?

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:
See famous people born on 17 November
Facts:
  • Social Democratic Party becomes Communistc Party Holland: CPH

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1918 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning - Irving Kaufman
  2. Indianola - Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 17 November 1918 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1918?

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1246
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1245
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1244

Books

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

The Tree of Heaven

By: May Sinclair

Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, blind-bordered cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Spine band somewhat scuffed and dust-dulled. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Leopold is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public.

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Dere Mable

By: Edward Streeter

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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