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Saturday 22 December 1917

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Piet De and Andrew Fielding Huxley London England. 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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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 22 December 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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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. They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me - Marion Harris
  2. The Crucifix - John McCormack & Reinald Werrenrath
  3. Lohengrin, Act III Prelude - Boston Symphony Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1199
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1198
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1197

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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Wildfire

By: Zane Gre

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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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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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