Friday 11 August 1916


It was Friday, 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

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 11 August 1916 ?

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marc Beigbeder: French philosopher, essayist, journalist and polemicist.
  • Johnny Claes: English-Belgian race car driver and trumpet player (d. 1956).
  • William Coors: American chemical engineer and CEO of Adolph Coors Brewing Company, a large beer manufacturing/distribution company.
  • Jim Beck: Influential country music talent agent, record promoter, recording studio owner, A&R engineer, record producer, and music publisher.
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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1128


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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