Thursday 3 August 1916


It was Thursday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

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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The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

Directed by: Albert Ward

Starring: Harry Lonsdale, Alice Belmore, Arthur Poole

Country: United States



Directed by: Rae Berger

Starring: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth

Country: United States

Flirting with Fate

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

What Love Can Do

Directed by: Jay Hunt

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

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1916 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
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Famous Deaths:
  • World War I: Battle of Romani : Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula.

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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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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1126


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

Seventeen by Booth Tarkington


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

When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

10 Complete Works of Harold Bell Wright Helen of the Old HouseThat Printer of Udell'sThe Calling Of Dan MatthewsThe Eyes of the WorldThe Re-Creation of Brian KentThe Shepherd of the HillsThe Uncrowned KingThe Winning of Barbara WorthTheir YesterdaysWhen A Man's ...

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Just David by Eleanor H. Porter

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

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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