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Thursday 16 March 1911

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harper Goff in Fort Collins and Dr Josef Mengele. Captain Starlight, or Gentleman of the Road, directed by Alfred Rolfe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Captain Starlight, or Gentleman of the Road

Directed by: Alfred Rolfe

Starring: Lily Dampier, Lottie Lyell, Augustus Neville

Country: United States

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Directed by: W.J. Lincoln

Starring: Wilfred Lucas, Vivian Prescott, Joseph Graybill

Country: United States

The Heart of a Savage

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Wilfred Lucas, Vivian Prescott, Joseph Graybill

Country: United States

In the Hands of Impostors

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Clara Pontoppidan, Lauritz Olsen, Thora Meincke

Country: United States

Maria Bricca

Directed by: Edoardo Bencivenga

Starring: Lidia Quaranta

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1911 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harper Goff in Fort Collins: Colorado, USA; designed interior of Nautilus of film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, designed many Disneyland and EPCOT buildings and attractions, named a Disney Legend in 1993.
  • Dr Josef Mengele: German physician and SS officer (d. 1979).
  • Pierre Harmel: Belgian eminent politician, the Secretary of State and former Foreign Secretary.
  • Josef Mengele: German physician and member of the Nazi party who was known as the "Angel of Death" at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.
See other famous people born on 16 March
Facts:
  • Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ontario) 13-4.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1911 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Oh That Moonlight Glide - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Broad Highway

By: Jeffrey Farnol

New York NY: A.L. Burt, 1911. No writing, tanned pages, separation at back ep, all intact, tanned spine, no jacket. Good condition..

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The Prodigal Judge

By: Vaughan Kester

The Prodigal Judge is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Vaughan Kester is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

By: Harold Bell Wright

The Winning of Barbara Worth (1911) Tree men head from California to a frontier town along the Colorado River. Along the way they find a horse tracks which they follow to an abandoned wagon, and a dead woman and child.

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Queed Henry

By: Sydnor Harrison

Originally published in 1911. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies.

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