Wednesday 24 January 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ernest Borgnine and Marcel Hansenne.
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..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 24 January 1917 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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Ernest Borgnine: American film and television actor whose career spanned more than six decades.
Marcel Hansenne: French middle distance runner, who won the bronze medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London over 800 m in a time of 1:49.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
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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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 ?
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 ...
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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