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Tuesday 18 December 1917

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eddie Vinson and Georges Blin. The Scarlet Car, directed by Joseph De Grasse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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The Secret Game

Directed by: William C. de Mille

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

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The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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The Little Princess

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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Seven Keys to Baldpate

Directed by: Hugh Ford

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Soviet regiment (Stalin / Lenin) declares Finland Independent

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Shannon Four - Break the News to Mother
  2. Beale Street Blues - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
  3. They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me - Marion Harris

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1917?

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1198
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1197
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1196

Books

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

The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

How does being a lavishly spoiled child impact one's ability to function as an adult? It's an always-timely topic that Pollyanna author Eleanor H. Porter explores with insight and wit in the charming novel The Road to Understanding.

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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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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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