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Tuesday 23 October 1917

1917-10-23

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Seven Keys to Baldpate, directed by Hugh Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper

Country: United States

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'49-'17

Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

Starring: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer

Country: United States

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Cleopatra

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber, Thurston Hall

Country: United States

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy

Country: United States

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The Gulf Between

Directed by: Wray Physioc

Starring: Grace Darmond, Niles Welch, Herbert Fortier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Bray: Kalispell, Montana -- Actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West).
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Facts:
  • 1st Infantry division Big Red One shoots 1st US shot in WWI
  • Lenin speaks against Kamenev, Kollontai, Stalin and Trotsky
  • Lenin calls for the October Revolution.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Indiana - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  2. Shenandoah - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. I May be Gone for a Long, Long Time - Shannon Four
  4. I May be gone for a Long, Long Time - Peerless Quartet

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1190
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1189
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1188

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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