Monday 24 July 1916


It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. 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 24 July 1916 ?

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dick Hahn: American baseball player, a right-handed catcher who played one game with the Washington Senators on 7 September 1940.
  • Abelardo Duaz Alfaro: Puerto Rican author who achieved great fame throughout Latin America during the 1940s.
  • John MacDonald: American action-adventure writer, winner of the Edgar Grand Master award from the Mystery Writers of America, 1972, and winner of the American Book Award's mystery competition with his novel "The Green Ripper," 1980.
  • John D MacDonald: American novelist, (d. 1986).
  • John D: MacDonald novelist (Deep Blue Goodbye).
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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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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

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

10 Complete Works of Harold Bell Wright Helen of the Old HouseThat Printer of Udell'sThe Calling Of Dan MatthewsThe Eyes of the WorldThe Re-Creation of Brian KentThe Shepherd of the HillsThe Uncrowned KingThe Winning of Barbara WorthTheir YesterdaysWhen A Man's ...

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Just David by Eleanor H. Porter

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

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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