Tuesday 12 December 1916


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). King Lear, directed by Ernest C. Warde, 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 ?

King Lear

King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey

Country: United States

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The Libertine

The Libertine

Directed by: Joseph A. Golden

Starring: John Mason, Alma Hanlon, Marie Alexander

Country: United States

The Golem

The Golem

Directed by: Henrik Galeen

Starring: Paul Wegener, Henrik Galeen, Lyda Salmonova

Country: United States

American Aristocracy

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!

It Is for England!

Directed by: Laurence Cowen

Starring: Helene Gingold, Percy Moran, Margaret Shelley

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1916 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
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  • Worst train disaster ever (Modane France-543 killed)
  • The USA purchases the Danish West Indies, for $25 million.
  • In the Dolomites, an avalanche buries 18,000 Austrian and Italian soldiers.

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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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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1145


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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