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Saturday 29 December 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom Bradley and Clarence Swensen. The Legion of Death, directed by Tod Browning, 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 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:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tom Bradley: American lawyer, politician, member of the Los Angeles police department for more than 20 years, city council member and mayor of Los Angeles beginning in 1973.
  • Clarence Swensen: American actor who was one of the last surviving Munchkins from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.
  • Thomas Bradley: Calvert Politician.
  • Ramanand Sagar: Indian director and producer (d. 2005).
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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1200
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1199
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1198

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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