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Sunday 21 May 1916

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Helen Willis Moody Roark and Harold Robbins New York City. Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Peg o' the Ring

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Grace Cunard, Francis Ford, Mark Fenton

Country: United States

Schuhpalast Pinkus

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch, Else Kentner, Guido Herzfeld

Country: United States

Civilization

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Howard C. Hickman, Enid Markey, Lola May

Country: United States

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Where Are My Children?

Directed by: Tyrone Power Sr.

Starring: Robert B. Mantell, Genevieve Hamper, Stuart Holmes

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time).
  • Britain initiates daylight saving time.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Wake Up, America! - James F. Harrison (as Frederick J. Wheeler)
  2. The Old Refrain - John McCormack
  3. She's the Daughter of Mother Machree - Charles Harrison
  4. She's the Daughter of Mother Machree - Manuel Romain

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1116
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1115
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1114

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

Mr. Britling Sees it Through is a novel written by H.G. Wells, and deemed as a 'masterpiece' of the wartime experience in England. It was originally published in 1916.

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