Sunday 23 April 1916
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Civilization, directed by Reginald Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the important events of 23 April 1916 ?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
- Independence Day for the Conch Republic
- National Beer Day in Germany
- Feast Day of Saint George: Patron saint and National Day of England
- Patron saint of the Spanish region of Arag=n
- Celebrated as St. Jordi's Day in Catalonia, presents of books and roses. See above.
- Catalonia - Lover's Day. Men receive a book as a gift from their romantic interest, while women receive roses. The book is in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Saint Adalbert of Prague
- Jurgi festival, in ancient Latvia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1916 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- So Long, Letty - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- Gems from Very Good, Eddie - Victor Light Opera Co.
- When You're Down in Louisville - Anna Chandler
- Underneath the Stars - Lambert Murphy
- What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be - Henry Burr
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