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Friday 17 May 1901

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Werner Egk . On the Old Plantation, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901 while The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

On the Old Plantation

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

Fun in a Butcher Shop

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

Fulton Market

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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Laughing Ben

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

Lubin's Animated Drop Curtain Announcing Slides

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1901 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Werner Egk: German composer primarily of music for the theatre.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1901 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. When the Harvest Days are Over - Harry Macdonough
  2. Selections from Florodora - Gilmore's Band

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Books

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

The Visits of Elizabeth

By: Elinor Glyn

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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Alice of Old Vincennes

By: Maurice Thompson

Set in 1778 in old Vincennes on the Wabash, during the Revolutionary peroid.

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The Right of Way

By: Gilbert Parker

Charley Steele is a successful and brilliant Canadian lawyer. He has a nagging wife, Kathleen, and a lazy brother-in- law, Billy. In spite of his success, he is disillusioned with his life, drinks too much, and is deeply troubled by ...

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Eben Holden

By: Irving Bacheller

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