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Sunday 19 August 1917

1917-08-19

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Manxman, directed by George Loane Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Manxman

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Henry Ainley, Adeline Hayden Coffin, Will Corrie

Country: United States

The Little American

Directed by: Mary Pickford

Starring: Harry Carey, Molly Malone, L.M. Wells

Country: United States

Little Women

Directed by: Alexander Butler

Starring: Daisy Burrell, Mary Lincoln, Minna Grey

Country: United States

Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Bernd Aldor, Ernst Pittschau, Ernst Ludwig

Country: United States

Wild and Woolly

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. For Me and My Gal - Billy Murray
  2. What Kind of American Are You? - Arthur Fields
  3. For You a Rose - Elsie Baker
  4. The Man Behind the Hammer and the Plow - Andrea Sarto

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1181
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1180
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1179

Books

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

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he ...

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

Bart lives with his aunt and uncle in a modest house in a modest village. He befriends a girl from a higher social class, but her reciprocation of his flourishing love is marked by periods of disdain for his humble ...

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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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