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Wednesday 8 March 1916

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include R W and John W Seybold. Avatar, directed by Carmine Gallone, 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 ?

Avatar

Directed by: Carmine Gallone

Starring: Soava Gallone, Andrea Habay, Augusto Mastripietri

Country: United States

Daphne and the Pirate

Directed by: William Christy Cabanne

Starring: Lillian Gish, Elliott Dexter, Walter Long

Country: United States

Hell's Hinges

Directed by: Charles Swickard

Starring: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing

Country: United States

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Embers

Directed by: Arthur Maude

Starring: William A. Carroll, Constance Crawley, Nell Franzen

Country: United States

The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Charles Swickard

Starring: Orrin Johnson, Dorothy Dalton, Louise Glaum

Country: United States

TV Series

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

FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
Famous Birthdays:
  • R W: Schnell writer.
  • John W Seybold: American businessman, father of computer typesetting (d. 2004).
  • Yvon Petra: French tennis player, best remembered as the last Frenchman to win the Wimbledon championships men's singles title (in 1946), beating Geoff Brown in five sets in the final.
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Facts:
  • US invades Cuba for third time, this to end corrupt Menocal regime.
  • World War I: A British force unsuccessfully attempts to relieve the siege of Kut (present-day Iraq) in the Battle of Dujaila.
  • March 9 ampndash Mexican Revolution: Pancho Villa leads about 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico, killing 12 U.S. soldiers. A garrison of the U.S. 13th Cavalry Regiment fights back and drives them away.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Go to Sleep, My Dusky Baby - Olive Kline & Elsie Baker & Marguerite Dunlap
  2. Casey's Description of His Fight - Russell Hunting (as Michael Casey)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1105
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1104
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1103

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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