Tuesday 24 October 1916
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Sancan and Anne Sharp.
Romeo and Juliet, directed by J. Gordon Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Pierre Sancan: French composer, pianist, teacher and conductor.
- Anne Sharp: Scottish soprano and actress (d. 2011).
- Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1916 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Ireland Must be Heaven, for My Mother Came from There - Charles Harrison
- Oh How She Could Yacki Hacki Wicki Wachi Woo (That's Love in Honolulu) - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Dear Old Dreamy Honolulu Town - Peerless Quartet
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