Thursday 14 September 1916


It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Mutiny of the Bounty, directed by Raymond Longford, 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 Mutiny of the Bounty

The Mutiny of the Bounty

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Gwil Adams, Mere Amohau, Harry Beaumont

Country: United States

Dare ga sode otôkichi

Dare ga sode otôkichi

Directed by: Matsunosuke Onoe

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones

Directed by: Del Henderson

Starring: Owen Moore, Marguerite Courtot, Denman Maley

Country: United States

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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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1916 ?

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eric Bentley: England, United Kingdom -- Critic / writer (In Search of Theater).
  • John Heyer: Australian director and producer (d. 2001).
  • Albert Palle: French writer, and winner of the 1959 Prix Renaudot.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Christy Mathewson pitches and wins his final game.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Through These Wonderful Glasses of Mine - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. The Honolulu Blues - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1132


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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