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Thursday 13 December 1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 13, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maurice Arreckx and Dave Street. The Adventurer, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 13 December 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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A Pál-utcai fiúk

Directed by: Béla Balogh

Starring: János Hatvani, László Gyárfás, Jenõ Weisz, Sándor Drávai

The Cinderella Man

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Mae Marsh, Tom Moore, Alec B. Francis, George Fawcett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maurice Arreckx: French politician.
  • Dave Street: Los Angeles, California -- Actor / singer (Broadway Open House).
  • John Hart: American actor (d. 2009).
  • Jan Baalsrud: Norwegian resistance fighter and second lieutenant of Kompani Linge during World War II.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 13, 1917 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Shannon Four - Break the News to Mother
  2. Beale Street Blues - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra

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