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 ...
Dodo Collections brings you another classic from Harold Bell Wright, ‘When A Man’s A Man.’ This is the story of a man who regained that which in his youth had been lost to him; and of how, even when he ...
Just David is a 1916 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It was among the top six bestsellers in cities across the United States in 1916, and in July 1916 it was the second bestselling novel.
Mr Britling Sees It Through was first published in 1916. Set in the summer of 1914 the main hero, Mr Britling, is an eccentric writer whose days are spent at luxurious house parties socialising with a lot of international guests.
Tell the world why 13 October 1916 is such a special date for you!