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Monday 5 November 1917

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Madeleine Robinson and Jacqueline Auriol. 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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Furcht

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Bruno Decarli, Bernhard Goetzke, Mechthildis Thein, Conrad Veidt

Country: United States

The Little Princess

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith, Anne Schaefer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Madeleine Robinson: French actress, she made her screen debut in 1934 in "Soldats sans Uniforms.
  • Jacqueline Auriol: French record-setting aviator, she set her fifth world speed record on June 22, 1962 at Istres, France.
  • Banarsi Das Gupta: Indian former Chief Minister of Haryana (d. 2007).
  • Claus Adam: Composer.
  • Banarsi Gupta: Indian activist and politician 4th Chief Minister of Haryana (d. 2007).
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Facts:
  • Gen Pershing and US troops see action on Western Front for 1st time
  • Supreme Court decision (Buchanan vs. Warley) strikes down Lousiville Ky ordiance requiring blacks and whites to live in separate areas
  • October Revolution: In Tallinn, Estonia, Communist leader Jaan Anvelt leads revolutionaries in overthrowing the Provisional Government (As Estonia and Russia are still using the Julian Calendar, subsequent period references show an October 23 date).

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Gems from Ziegfeld Follies of 1917 - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  2. Somewhere in France is Daddy - Peerless Quartet

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