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Thursday 25 January 1917

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jânio Quadros and Ilya Prigogine. Rosie O'Grady, directed by John H. Collins, 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1917 ?

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jânio Quadros: Brazilian politician who served as President of Brazil for only 7 months in 1961.
  • Ilya Prigogine: Russian-Belgian chemist and physicist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003).
  • Janio Quadros: Brazilian politician (d. 1992).
  • Jamio Quadros: Brazilian politician, the most controversial political character in Brazil's history.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Way Down in Iowa, I'm Going to Hide Away - Irving Kaufman
  2. Someone Else May be There While I'm Gone - Al Jolson

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1151
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1150
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1149


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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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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By: Zane Gre

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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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