Sunday 2 December 1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ezra Stone and Maurice Pierre.
The Secret Game, directed by William C. de Mille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 2 December 1917 ?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Ezra Stone: United States -- Actor / producer (Henry Aldrich).
- Maurice Pierre: Ch?lon sur Sa?ne physician.
- Sylvia Syms: American singer and actress (d. 1992).
- Han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea.
- An armistice is signed between Russia and the Central Powers at Brest-Litovsk and peace talks leading to the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk began.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- (Goodbye, and Luck Be with You) Laddie Boy - Nora Bayes
- Over There - Billy Murray
- Some Sunday Morning - Ada Jones & M.J. O'Connell
- In Lilac Time (When You Stole This Heart of Mine) - Charles King & Elizabeth Brice
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?