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Tuesday 5 December 1916

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Steve Rachunok and Th?ophile Kammerer. The Libertine, directed by Joseph A. Golden, 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 ?

The Libertine

Directed by: Joseph A. Golden

Starring: John Mason, Alma Hanlon, Marie Alexander

Country: United States

The Golem

Directed by: Henrik Galeen

Starring: Paul Wegener, Henrik Galeen, Lyda Salmonova

Country: United States

American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, C.A. de Lima

Country: United States

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It Is for England!

Directed by: Laurence Cowen

Starring: Helene Gingold, Percy Moran, Margaret Shelley

Country: United States

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: Theda Bara, Harry Hilliard, Glen White

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Rachunok: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers for two games in September 1940.
  • Th?ophile Kammerer: Husseren-Wesserling physician.
  • Margaret Hayes: Actress (Robert Montgomery Presents), dies at 61.
  • Hilary Koprowski: Polish-American virologist and immunologist created the world's first effective live polio vaccine (d. 2013).
  • Walt McPherson: American basketball player and coach (d. 2013).
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans - Al Jolson
  2. I'm Gonna Make Hay While the Sun Shines in Virginia - Marion Harris
  3. Turn Back the Universe and Give Me Yesterday - Morton Harvey

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1144
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1143
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1142

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

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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

Mr. Britling Sees it Through is a novel written by H.G. Wells, and deemed as a 'masterpiece' of the wartime experience in England. It was originally published in 1916.

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