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Sunday 29 April 1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maya Deren and Richard Headrick. Il destino di un trovatello, directed by Victor Tarasco, 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 months ?

Il destino di un trovatello

Directed by: Victor Tarasco

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

Cheerful Givers

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Bessie Love, Kenneth Harlan, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States

A Mormon Maid

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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Chi no ike jigôkû

Directed by: Yaroku Kobayashi

Starring: Matsunosuke Onoe, Kakumatsuro Arashi, Suminojo Ichikawa

Country: United States

A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, Charles Clary

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maya Deren: American experimental filmmaker and entrepreneurial promoter of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s.
  • Richard Headrick: American preacher called "The Little Minister.
  • Celeste Holm: American actress, singer, pianist and entertainer born to Norwegian parents.
  • Marcel Trudel: Canadian historian and author (d. 2011).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. In the Sweet Long Ago - James F. Harrison & James Reed
  2. Marche Slave, Part 1 - Prince's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1165
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1164
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1163

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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