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Monday 22 January 1917

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 22, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bruce Shand and Jean-Louis Crémieux-Brilhac. The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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What the sky looked like on 22 January 1917

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Movies

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The Ocean Waif

Directed by: Alice Guy

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Doris Kenyon, Edgar Norton, Fraunie Fraunholz

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The Matrimaniac

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Constance Talmadge, Wilbur Higby, Fred Warren

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Desert Gold

Directed by: James P. Hogan

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Joan the Woman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Roberts

Country: United States

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A Man There Was

Directed by: Victor Sjöström

Starring: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff, Bergliot Husberg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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Facts:
  • World War I: President Woodrow Wilson of the still-neutral United States calls for ''peace without victory'' in Europe.
  • WWI: President Woodrow Wilson calls for quotpeace without victoryquot in Germany.
  • The Danish West Indies is sold to the United States for $25 million.
  • An anti-prostitution drive in San Francisco attracts huge crowds to public meetings. At one meeting attended by 7,000 people, 20,000 are kept out for lack of room. In a conference with Rev. Paul Smith, an outspoken foe of prostitution, 300 prostitutes make a plea for toleration, explaining they had been forced into the practice by poverty. When Smith asks if they will take other work at $8 to $10 a week, the ladies laugh derisively, which loses them public sympathy. The police close about 200

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 22, 1917 - Geocentric view

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