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Sunday 27 May 1917

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yasuhiro Nakasone . A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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 27 May 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone: Japanese politician, elected Prime Minister on 11/24/1982 and re-elected on 10/03/1984 with a more cooperative liberal coalition.
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Facts:
  • Race riot in East Saint Louis Illinois, one black killed.
  • WWI: Over 30,000 French troops refuse to go to the trenches in Missy-aux-Bois.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. America - Louis Gravieure
  2. I'se Gwine Back to Dixie - Alma Gluck
  3. For Me and My Gal - Van & Schenck
  4. John McCormack - The Star-Spangled Banner

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1169
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1168
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1167

Books

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

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

A tale of the north country in the time of Silas Wright.

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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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The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter was a popular American novelist at the turn of the 20th century. Best known as the author of Pollyanna, Porter wrote kids books, adventure stories, and romances that are still read today.

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