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Sunday 24 December 1916

1916-12-24

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The House Built Upon Sand, directed by Edward Morrissey, 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 ?

The House Built Upon Sand

Directed by: Edward Morrissey

Starring: Lillian Gish, Roy Stewart, William H. Brown

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Sunshine of Your Smile - John McCormack
  2. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Columbia Mixed Quartet
  3. Chantique De Noel (Holy Night) - Enrico Caruso

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1147
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1146
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1145

Books

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

Seventeen

By: Booth Tarkington

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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

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

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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