Thursday 10 August 1916


It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Devil's Needle, directed by Chester Withey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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

The Devil's Needle

The Devil's Needle

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Tully Marshall, Norma Talmadge, Marguerite Marsh

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1916 ?

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Clark: Hampton, Iowa -- Actor (Graveyard of Horror).
  • Bernard Fuchs: French military pilot, a flying ace in World War II.
  • Jim Mertz: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Washington Senators for one season in 1943.
  • Clement Mundle: Scottish philosopher and professor, actively involved in a study of parapsychology, publishing many articles.
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  • Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Nightingale Song - Alma Gluck
  2. Hello, Hawaii, How Are You? - Nora Bayes
  3. Babes in the Wood - Gladys Rice & Walter Van Brunt
  4. Just A-Wearyin' for You - Lucy Isabelle Marsh

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1127


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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