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Friday 23 February 1917

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). A Girl's Folly, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while The Red Planet by William J. Locke was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

A Girl's Folly

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge

Country: United States

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Blind Justice

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup

Country: United States

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The Pride of the Clan

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook

Country: United States

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Joan the Woman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Stuart Paton

Starring: Allen Holubar, Lois Alexander, Curtis Benton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • February revolution begins in Russia.
  • First demonstrations in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The beginning of the February Revolution.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose - Orpheus Quartet
  2. Poor Butterfly - Victor Military Band
  3. O'Brien is Tryin' to Learn to Talk Hawaiian - Ada Jones

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1156
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1155
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1154

Books

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

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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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 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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