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Wednesday 20 December 1916

1916-12-20

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Joan the Woman, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 ?

Joan the Woman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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Snow White

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale, Lionel Braham

Country: United States

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Stuart Paton

Starring: Allen Holubar, Lois Alexander, Curtis Benton

Country: United States

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King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey

Country: United States

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The Libertine

Directed by: Joseph A. Golden

Starring: John Mason, Alma Hanlon, Marie Alexander

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maurice Thome: Sarlat physician.
  • Michel Chartrand: Canadian union leader and activist (d. 2010).
  • Bernard Anquetil: French Resistance fighter, shot dead by the German army at Mont-Valérien on 24 October 1941, and awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. In Florida Among the Palms - Sterling Trio

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1146
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1145
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1144

Books

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

Seventeen

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

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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