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Tuesday 16 October 1917

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alice Pearce . Seven Keys to Baldpate, directed by Hugh Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while Wildfire by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper

Country: United States

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'49-'17

Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin

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

Country: United States

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy

Country: United States

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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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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Over There - Peerless Quartet
  2. Darktown Strutters' Ball - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  3. For the Freedom of the World - Orpheus Quartet

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  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1189
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1188
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1187

Books

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

Wildfire

By: Zane Gre

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

A profound and very human account of the early years of the war, told from the perspective of a father rather than combatants, but no less revealing.

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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 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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