Sunday 7 May 1916


It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Adventures of Peg o' the Ring, directed by Francis Ford, 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 30 days ?

The Adventures of Peg o' the Ring

The Adventures of Peg o' the Ring

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Grace Cunard, Francis Ford, Mark Fenton

Country: United States

Schuhpalast Pinkus

Schuhpalast Pinkus

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch, Else Kentner, Guido Herzfeld

Country: United States



Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Howard C. Hickman, Enid Markey, Lola May

Country: United States

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Where Are My Children?

Where Are My Children?

Directed by: Tyrone Power Sr.

Starring: Robert B. Mantell, Genevieve Hamper, Stuart Holmes

Country: United States

Sunshine Dad

Sunshine Dad

Directed by: Edward Dillon

Starring: DeWolf Hopper Sr., Fay Tincher, Chester Withey

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 1916 ?

  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Huw Wheldon: Welsh-English broadcaster (d. 1986).
  • W Young: Scottish rugby player and physician (d. 2013).
  • Harry Shaw: Scottish pensioner, age 80 when he fell ill of food poisoning from E-coli 0157 after eating lunch in Wishaw's Old Parish Church Hall on 11/17/1996.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on Broadway - Elsie Baker
  2. Hello, Hawaii, How Are You? - Anna Chandler
  3. Memories - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1114


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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