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Tuesday 2 January 1917

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Otello Zironi and Vera Zorina. 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

Which were the important events of 2 January 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Otello Zironi: Italian soccer player who made his professional debut in 1938.
  • Vera Zorina: German-Norwegian actress and dancer (d. 2003).
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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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Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

A profound and very human account of the early years of the war, told from the perspective of a father rather than combatants, but no less revealing.

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