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Friday 3 August 1917

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jordan Whitfield and Antonio Lauro. The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while The Red Planet by William J. Locke was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Wild and Woolly

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter

Country: United States

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A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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A Mormon Maid

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, Charles Clary

Country: United States

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The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jordan Whitfield: Pennsylvania, United States -- Actor (Swamp Fox).
  • Antonio Lauro: Venezuelan musician, considered to be one of the foremost South American composers for the guitar in the 20th century.
  • Yves Debrousse: La Fert?-Bernard physician.
  • Les Elgart: American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Born 1917).
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Facts:
  • The New York Guard is founded.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Lookout Mountain - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. The Man Behind the Hammer and the Plow - Prince's Orchestra
  3. Night Time in Little Italy - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1179
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1178
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1177

Books

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

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

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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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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