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Saturday 19 May 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Movies

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

A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Directed by: Phillips Smalley

Starring: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Priscilla Dean

Country: United States

Il destino di un trovatello

Directed by: Victor Tarasco

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

Cheerful Givers

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Bessie Love, Kenneth Harlan, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States

A Mormon Maid

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. America, Here's My Boy - Peerless Quartet
  2. From Here to Shanghai - Gene Greene & Peerless Quartet
  3. Let's All be Americans Now - American Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1168
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1167
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1166

Books

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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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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 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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