Sunday 24 June 1917


It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Little Women, directed by Alexander Butler, 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 in the last months ?

Little Women

Little Women

Directed by: Alexander Butler

Starring: Daisy Burrell, Mary Lincoln, Minna Grey

Country: United States

Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Bernd Aldor, Ernst Pittschau, Ernst Ludwig

Country: United States

Wild and Woolly

Wild and Woolly

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter

Country: United States

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A Romance of the Redwoods

A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Directed by: Phillips Smalley

Starring: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Priscilla Dean

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1917 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Easton: Canadian-American political scientist and academic (d. 2014).
  • Ramblin' Scott: American singer and guitarist (d. 2013).
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  • Russian Black Sea fleet mutiny at Sebastopol

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh! - American Quartet
  2. From Here to Shanghai - Al Jolson
  3. When the Sun Goes Down in Dixie (And the Moon Begins to Rise) - Peerless Quartet
  4. Boy Scouts of America March - Victor Military Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1173


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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