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Tuesday 17 January 1905

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Armand and Franz Schmid. Wonderful Beehive, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905 while The Gambler by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Wonderful Beehive

Directed by: Gaston Velle

Starring: Frida Cotrelli, Eugen Skladanowsky

Country: United States

La malia dell'oro

A Dreadful Night

Accident d'automobile

La course aux tonneaux

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1905 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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  • Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer and C G Scannell, Chicago Illinois.

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Come Take a Trip in My Air-Ship - Billy Murray
  2. A Coon Band Contest - Arthur Pryor's Band

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

The Gambler

By: Katherine Cecil Thurston

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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The Marriage of William Ashe

By: Mary Augusta Ward

The novel is a story of English social and political life. William Ashe is a rich, handsome, and successful politician, and heir to the title of Earl of Tranmore.

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Nedra George

By: Barr McCutcheon

George Barr McCutcheon (July 26, 1866 – October 23, 1928) was an American popular novelist and playwright. His best known works include the series of novels set in Graustark, a fictional East European country, and the novel Brewster's Millions, which ...

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The Clansman

By: Thomas Dixon, Jr.

Introduction by Bill wilkenson Klan. Just reading the first few pages of the first chapter, waters the eyes. If not? what a cold heart some must have.

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