Monday 2 October 1916


It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Mutiny of the Bounty, directed by Raymond Longford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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

The Mutiny of the Bounty

The Mutiny of the Bounty

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Gwil Adams, Mere Amohau, Harry Beaumont

Country: United States

Dare ga sode otôkichi

Dare ga sode otôkichi

Directed by: Matsunosuke Onoe

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones

Directed by: Del Henderson

Starring: Owen Moore, Marguerite Courtot, Denman Maley

Country: United States

The Devil's Needle

The Devil's Needle

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Tully Marshall, Norma Talmadge, Marguerite Marsh

Country: United States

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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

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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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1916 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • San Diego Zoo founded
  • Grover Cleveland Alexander records his 16th shutout of the year.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Old Refrain - Fritz Kreisler
  2. Tales of Hoffman: Barcolle (Belle Nuit - Oh Night of Love - John McCormack
  3. Have a Heart - Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 Medley - Conway's Band
  4. Welcome, Honey, to Your Old Plantation Home - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1135


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

Seventeen by Booth Tarkington


By: Booth Tarkington

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When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright

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

Just David

By: Eleanor H. Porter

An unabridged, fully illustrated edition of the Eleanor Porter's (1916) classic

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells

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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