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Wednesday 17 December 1913

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include André Fatras and Burt Baskin. The Battle of Shiloh, directed by Joseph Smiley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913 while V.V.'s Eyes by Henry Sydnor Harrison was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

David Copperfield

Directed by: Thomas Bentley

Starring: Reginald Sheffield, Len Bethel, Alma Taylor

Country: United States

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Marcantonio e Cleopatra

Directed by: Enrico Guazzoni

Starring: Ida Carloni Talli, Bruto Castellani, Matilde Di Marzio

Country: United States

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Traffic in Souls

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Jane Gail, Ethel Grandin, William H. Turner

Country: United States

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The Debt of Honor

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Luitz-Morat

Country: United States

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The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Mario Caserini

Starring: Fernanda Negri Pouget, Eugenia Tettoni Fior, Ubaldo Stefani

Country: United States

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  1. Peg O' My Heart - Henry Burr

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  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 989
  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 988
  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 987


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

V.V.'s Eyes

By: Henry Sydnor Harrison

Henry Sydnor Harrison was an American novelist, born in Sewanee, Tenn.

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Heart of the Hills

By: John Fox, Jr.

First published in 1913, The Heart of the Hills is the last novel completed by John Fox Jr. and the final piece in his mountain trilogy.

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The Judgment House

By: Gilbert Parker

The Judgment House is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Gilbert Parker is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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Laddie (novel)

By: Gene Stratton Porter

It is very easy to navigate this eBook. There is an active table of contents for each book and one global table of contents. This eBook includes the following 18 bestselling classic novels:1.The

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