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Tuesday 25 December 1917

1917-12-25

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Legion of Death, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Legion of Death

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Edith Storey, Philo McCullough, Fred Malatesta

Country: United States

Casanova

Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Pter Andorffy, Viktor Costa, Alfrd Desy

Country: United States

Shri Krishna Janma

Directed by: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

Starring: Bhagirathibai, D.D. Dabke, Neelkanth

Country: United States

Alraune

Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Gyula Gl, Gza Erdlyi, Klmn Krmendy

Country: United States

Signal

Directed by: Aleksandr Arkatov

Starring: Mary Harald, Ren Crest, Georges Biscot

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lincoln Loor: Ecuadorian journalist and politician (d. 2009).
  • Francis Minton: British artist, painter, gay, alcoholic, suicide, known artist & teacher at prominent london art school; heavy drinker; subject to depressions.
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Facts:
  • Why Marry, 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in New York City

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Lohengrin, Act III Prelude - Boston Symphony Orchestra
  2. The Crucifix - John McCormack & Reinald Werrenrath

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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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