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Tuesday 1 August 1916

1916-08-01

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Spottiswoode Aitken

Country: United States

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The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

Directed by: Albert Ward

Starring: Harry Lonsdale, Alice Belmore, Arthur Poole

Country: United States

Purity

Directed by: Rae Berger

Starring: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth

Country: United States

Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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What Love Can Do

Directed by: Jay Hunt

Starring: Adele Farrington, C. Norman Hammond, Orin Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pep Rambert: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates for one year, from 23 September 1939 to 29 September 1940.
  • Fiorenzo Angelini: Italian cardinal (d. 2014).
  • Anne Hébert: Canadian author and poet (d. 2000).
  • Anne Hebert: French Canadian author and poet (d. 2000).
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Facts:
  • Hawaii National Park established.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. There's a Quaker Down in Quaker Town - Peerless Quartet
  2. Baby Shoes - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1916?

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1126
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1125
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1124

Books

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

Seventeen

By: Booth Tarkington

Alongside William Faulkner and John Updike, Booth Tarkington is one of just three authors to win the Pulitzer Prize more than once. Tarkington accomplished the feat with Alice Adams and The Magnificent Ambersons, dramas that explored the lives of fictional ...

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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

This story, as I have put it down here, begins at Prescott, Arizona, in one of those far-western years that saw the passing of the Indian and the coming of the automobile.

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Just David

By: Eleanor H. Porter

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he ...

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