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Friday 2 November 1917

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ann Rutherford and Richard E Fleming. The Adventurer, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Movies

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The Adventurer

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

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'49-'17

Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

Starring: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer, Mattie Witting

Country: United States

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The Sultan's Wife

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Joseph Callahan, Frank Bond

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El apóstol

Directed by: Quirino Cristiani

Starring: Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber, Thurston Hall

Country: United States

The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings, Paul Biensfeldt, Erich Schönfelder

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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Facts:
  • 1st US soldiers killed in combat in WWI
  • The Balfour Declaration proclaims British support for the ''establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people'' with the clear understanding ''that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities''.
  • WWI: Battle of Passchendaele: After 3 months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
  • Militants from Trotsky's committee join with trusty Bolshevik soldiers to seize government buildings and pounce on members of the provisional government.
  • (N.S.) (October 25 O.S.) ndash Great October Socialist Revolution: The workers of the Petrograd Soviet in Russia, led by the Bolshevik Party and leader Vladimir Lenin, storm the Winter Palace and successfully destroy the Kerensky Provisional Government, resulting in the first overthrow of capitalism in history.

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Good-Bye Broadway, hello France - Peerless Quartet
  2. Nora Bayes - Over There
  3. 12th Street Rag - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra

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