Sunday 21 January 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Great Expectations, directed by Robert G. Vignola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 21 January 1917 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 21 January 1917 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
Horace Wright - My Own Iona
Someone Else May be There While I'm Gone - Al Jolson
Way Down in Iowa, I'm Going to Hide Away - Irving Kaufman
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1917?
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1151
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1150
- Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1149
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Mr Britling Sees It Through was first published in 1916. Set in the summer of 1914 the main hero, Mr Britling, is an eccentric writer whose days are spent at luxurious house parties socialising with a lot of international guests.
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 ...
A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .
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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