Wednesday 28 November 1917


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Secret Game, directed by William C. de Mille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Secret Game

The Secret Game

Directed by: William C. de Mille

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

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Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Jack Pickford, George Hackathorne, Alice Marvin

Country: United States

The Silent Man

The Silent Man

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Vola Vale, Robert McKim

Country: United States

The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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Draft 258

Draft 258

Directed by: William Christy Cabanne

Starring: Mabel Taliaferro, Walter Miller, Earl Brunswick

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 November 1917 ?

  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
  • Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
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  • Sigmund Rombergs revue Over the Top, premieres in New York City
  • The Bolsheviks offer peace terms to the Germans.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Hush-a-Bye Ma Baby (The Missouri Waltz) - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (The Boys Are Marching) - Columbia Stellar Quartet
  3. Along the Way to Waikiki - Helen Louise & Frank Ferera
  4. Chopin Etude in G Flat Major - Ignace Jan Paderewski
  5. For the Freedom of the World Over There - Prince's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1195


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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