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Thursday 25 January 1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Janio Quadros and Jânio Quadros. Rosie O'Grady, directed by John H. Collins, 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 ?

Rosie O'Grady

Directed by: John H. Collins

Starring: Viola Dana, Tom Blake, James Harris

Country: United States

The Black Stork

Directed by: Leopold Wharton

Starring: Jane Fearnley, Allan Murnane, Hamilton Revelle

Country: United States

Blind Justice

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup

Country: United States

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Great Expectations

Directed by: Robert G. Vignola

Starring: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee

Country: United States

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Directed by: Otto Rippert

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Janio Quadros: Brazilian politician (d. 1992).
  • Jânio Quadros: Brazilian politician who served as President of Brazil for only 7 months in 1961.
  • Jamio Quadros: Brazilian politician, the most controversial political character in Brazil's history.
  • Ilya Prigogine: Russian-Belgian chemist and physicist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Someone Else May be There While I'm Gone - Al Jolson
  2. Way Down in Iowa, I'm Going to Hide Away - Irving Kaufman

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

H.G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of war changes everything.

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

A tale of the north country in the time of Silas Wright.

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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

How does being a lavishly spoiled child impact one’s ability to function as an adult? It’s an always-timely topic that Pollyanna author Eleanor H. Porter explores with insight and wit in the charming novel The Road to Understanding.

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