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Thursday 21 December 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Boon and Eve Perrick. Redeeming Love, directed by William Desmond Taylor, 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 this week ?

Redeeming Love

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Kathlyn Williams, Thomas Holding, Wyndham Standing

Country: United States

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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Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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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

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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

H.G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of war changes everything.

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Videogames

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