Thursday 24 August 1916
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Rolling Stones, directed by Del Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1916 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Anita V Figueredo: Physician / humanitarian.
- Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick: Oarsman.
- Léo Ferré: Monegasque poet, composer and a dynamic and controversial live performer whose career in France dominated the years after the Second World War until his death.
- Robert Garrels: American geochemist, professor of geology.
- Hal Smith: American actor and singer (d. 1994).
- Leo Ferre: French singer and songwriter (Born 1916)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- America - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
- Down Where the Swanne River Flows - Al Jolson
- Simple Melody - Billy Murray & Elsie Baker
- The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
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