Monday 31 December 1917


It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Legion of Death, directed by Tod Browning, 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 this week ?

The Legion of Death

The Legion of Death

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Edith Storey, Philo McCullough, Fred Malatesta

Country: United States



Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Pter Andorffy, Viktor Costa, Alfrd Desy

Country: United States

Shri Krishna Janma

Shri Krishna Janma

Directed by: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

Starring: Bhagirathibai, D.D. Dabke, Neelkanth

Country: United States



Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Gyula Gl, Gza Erdlyi, Klmn Krmendy

Country: United States



Directed by: Aleksandr Arkatov

Starring: Mary Harald, Ren Crest, Georges Biscot

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1917 ?

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Angus: American film writer, producer and director.
  • Evelyn Knight: American singer (d. 2007).
  • Wilfrid Noyce: English mountaineer and author (d. 1962).
  • Suzy Delair: French singer and actress, director Henri-Georges Clouzot was her companion.
  • Jose Gironella: Catalan and Spanish author best known for his fictional work The Cypresses Believe in God (Los cipreses creen en Dios), which was published in Spain in 1953 and translated into English by Harriet de Onís in 1955.
See other famous people born on 31 December
  • Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members.

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Music Charts

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1200


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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