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Monday 11 December 1916

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Damaso Perez Prado and Elena Garro. King Lear, directed by Ernest C. Warde, 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 ?

King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey

Country: United States

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The Libertine

Directed by: Joseph A. Golden

Starring: John Mason, Alma Hanlon, Marie Alexander

Country: United States

The Golem

Directed by: Henrik Galeen

Starring: Paul Wegener, Henrik Galeen, Lyda Salmonova

Country: United States

American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, C.A. de Lima

Country: United States

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It Is for England!

Directed by: Laurence Cowen

Starring: Helene Gingold, Percy Moran, Margaret Shelley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Damaso Perez Prado: Cuban-born bandleader (d. 1989).
  • Elena Garro: Mexican writer.
  • Erwin Meierdress: German Nazi military personnel, a Waffen-SS officer and panzer ace who served with the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, SS-Verfügungs-Division before joining the SS-Panzer-Division Totenkopf, which he served with until his death in an explosion while in action on 4 January 1945.
  • Paul Huber: France Military man.
  • Pérez Prado: Cuban-Mexican singer-songwriter pianist and bandleader (d. 1989).
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Facts:
  • David Lloyd George forms British war government.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen - Walter Van Brunt

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1145
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1144
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1143

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

H.G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of war changes everything.

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