Saturday 9 December 1916
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
The Libertine, directed by Joseph A. Golden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Jacques Léauté: French criminologist and author of several books including "Droit pénal et sociologie criminelle" [Criminal law and sociology] (1956) and "Les Prisons (Que sais-je?)" (1968).
- Jerome Beatty Jr: American author (d. 2002).
- Jerome Beatty: Jr.
- Kirk Douglas: American actor, on-screen from 1946 in some 82 films; thrillers, westerns and costume epics.
- Wolfgang Hildesheimer: German / Swiss architect / writer (Mozart biog).
- P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu French economist (Economist France): dies at age 73.
- Natsume Soseki: Japanese novelist (Born 1867).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1916 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen - Walter Van Brunt
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