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Monday 24 December 1917

1917-12-24

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). A Modern Musketeer, directed by Allan Dwan, 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 30 days ?

A Modern Musketeer

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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Bucking Broadway

Directed by: Jack Ford

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

Country: United States

New York Luck

Directed by: Edward Sloman

Starring: William Russell, Francelia Billington, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

Unknown 274

Directed by: Harry F. Millarde

Starring: June Caprice, Kittens Reichert, Florence Ashbrooke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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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. Lohengrin, Act III Prelude - Boston Symphony Orchestra
  2. They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me - Marion Harris
  3. The Crucifix - John McCormack & Reinald Werrenrath

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1199
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1198
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1197

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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