Saturday 22 July 1916


It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Purity, directed by Rae Berger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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



Directed by: Rae Berger

Starring: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth

Country: United States

Flirting with Fate

Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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What Love Can Do

What Love Can Do

Directed by: Jay Hunt

Starring: Adele Farrington, C. Norman Hammond, Orin Jackson

Country: United States

Arsene Lupin

Arsene Lupin

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Gerald Ames, Manora Thew, Kenelm Foss

Country: United States

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 July 1916 ?

  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
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  • A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10
  • In San Francisco, California, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a Preparedness Day parade killing 10 and injuring 40.

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Music Charts

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

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. There's a Quaker Down in Quaker Town - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. The Star-Spangled Banner - Prince's Orchestra
  3. Missouri Waltz - Victor Military Band
  4. Arrah Go On, I'm Going Back to Oregon - Peerless Quartet
  5. They Didn't Believe Me - Grace Kerns & Reed Miller
  6. Non E Ver ('tis Not True) - Emilio DeGogorza

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1125


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

Seventeen by Booth Tarkington


By: Booth Tarkington

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When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright

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

Just David

By: Eleanor H. Porter

An unabridged, fully illustrated edition of the Eleanor Porter's (1916) classic

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells

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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