Monday 22 January 1917


It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Blind Justice, directed by Benjamin Christensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Blind Justice

Blind Justice

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup

Country: United States

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Directed by: Robert G. Vignola

Starring: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee

Country: United States

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Directed by: Otto Rippert

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul

Country: United States

The Pride of the Clan

The Pride of the Clan

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook

Country: United States

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Az ezredes

Az ezredes

Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Sndor Gth, Lszl Z. Molnr, Charles Puffy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 1917 ?

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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  • World War I: President Woodrow Wilson of the still-neutral United States calls for ''peace without victory'' in Europe.
  • WWI: President Woodrow Wilson calls for quotpeace without victoryquot in Germany.
  • The Danish West Indies is sold to the United States for $25 million.
  • An anti-prostitution drive in San Francisco attracts huge crowds to public meetings. At one meeting attended by 7,000 people, 20,000 are kept out for lack of room. In a conference with Rev. Paul Smith, an outspoken foe of prostitution, 300 prostitutes make a plea for toleration, explaining they had been forced into the practice by poverty. When Smith asks if they will take other work at $8 to $10 a week, the ladies laugh derisively, which loses them public sympathy. The police close about 200

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Horace Wright - My Own Iona
  2. Someone Else May be There While I'm Gone - Al Jolson
  3. Way Down in Iowa, I'm Going to Hide Away - Irving Kaufman

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1151


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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