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Wednesday 16 August 1916

1916-08-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Rolling Stones, directed by Del Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rolling Stones

Directed by: Del Henderson

Starring: Owen Moore, Marguerite Courtot, Denman Maley

Country: United States

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

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Spottiswoode Aitken

Country: United States

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The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

Directed by: Albert Ward

Starring: Harry Lonsdale, Alice Belmore, Arthur Poole

Country: United States

Purity

Directed by: Rae Berger

Starring: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. They Made it Twice as Nice as Paradise (And They Called it Dixieland) - Geoffrey O'Hara

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1128
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1127
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1126

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Seventeen

By: Booth Tarkington

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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

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.

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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

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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