Saturday 22 December 1917


It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Scarlet Car, directed by Joseph De Grasse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Scarlet Car

The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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Bucking Broadway

Bucking Broadway

Directed by: Jack Ford

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

Country: United States

New York Luck

New York Luck

Directed by: Edward Sloman

Starring: William Russell, Francelia Billington, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

Unknown 274

Unknown 274

Directed by: Harry F. Millarde

Starring: June Caprice, Kittens Reichert, Florence Ashbrooke

Country: United States

The Cinderella Man

The Cinderella Man

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Mae Marsh, Tom Moore, Alec B. Francis

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1917 ?

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me - Marion Harris
  2. The Crucifix - John McCormack & Reinald Werrenrath
  3. Lohengrin, Act III Prelude - Boston Symphony Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 22 December 1917 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1199


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

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

The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.

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The Red Planet by William J. Locke

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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