Friday 26 January 1917


It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Rosie O'Grady, directed by John H. Collins, 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 30 days ?

Rosie O'Grady

Rosie O'Grady

Directed by: John H. Collins

Starring: Viola Dana, Tom Blake, James Harris

Country: United States

The Black Stork

The Black Stork

Directed by: Leopold Wharton

Starring: Jane Fearnley, Allan Murnane, Hamilton Revelle

Country: United States

Blind Justice

Blind Justice

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup

Country: United States

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Directed by: Robert G. Vignola

Starring: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee

Country: United States

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Directed by: Otto Rippert

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1917 ?

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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  • The sea defences at the English village of Hallsands are breached, leading to all but one of the houses becoming uninhabitable.

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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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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1152


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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