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Monday 1 January 1917, NewYear’s Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Albert Mol and Jule Gregory Charney. Great Expectations, directed by Robert G. Vignola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Pride of the Clan

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook

Country: United States

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Joan the Woman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Stuart Paton

Starring: Allen Holubar, Lois Alexander, Curtis Benton

Country: United States

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King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey

Country: United States

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American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, C.A. de Lima

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • The University of Oregon defeats The University of Pennsylvania 14–0 in college football's 3rd Annual Rose Bowl.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. 1812 Overture, Part 1 - Regimental Band of H.M. Grenadier Guards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1148
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1147
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1146

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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Wildfire

By: Zane Gre

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

Bart lives with his aunt and uncle in a modest house in a modest village. He befriends a girl from a higher social class, but her reciprocation of his flourishing love is marked by periods of disdain for his humble ...

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