Friday 13 October 1916
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Romeo and Juliet, directed by Francis X. Bushman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 13 October 1916 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 13 October 1916 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
See other famous people born on 13 October
David Hollestelle: Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus).
Ray Hathaway: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers for one season in 1945.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1916 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
Pretty Baby - Billy Murray
Have a Heart - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
For Dixie and Uncle Sam - Nora Bayes
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1916?
- Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1137
- Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1136
- Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1135
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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.
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.
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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