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Sunday 6 May 1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Wagstaff and Kal Mann. Hand That Rocks the Cradle, directed by Phillips Smalley, 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 ?

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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A Girl's Folly

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge

Country: United States

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Blind Justice

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jack Wagstaff: American military, Army major general who served as the chief of staff of the U.S.
  • Kal Mann: American songwriter (d. 2001).
  • Jilly Rizzo: restauranteur/friend of Frank Sinatra, dies in car at age 75.
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  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1166
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1165
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1164

Books

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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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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 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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Wildfire

By: Zane Gre

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