Friday 25 August 1916


It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Dare ga sode otôkichi, directed by Matsunosuke Onoe, 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 30 days ?

Dare ga sode otôkichi

Dare ga sode otôkichi

Directed by: Matsunosuke Onoe

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones

Directed by: Del Henderson

Starring: Owen Moore, Marguerite Courtot, Denman Maley

Country: United States

The Devil's Needle

The Devil's Needle

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Tully Marshall, Norma Talmadge, Marguerite Marsh

Country: United States

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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Spottiswoode Aitken

Country: United States

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The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

Directed by: Albert Ward

Starring: Harry Lonsdale, Alice Belmore, Arthur Poole

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1916 ?

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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  • US Congress establishes the National Park Service as part of the Department of the Interior.
  • The United States National Park Service is created.
  • U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signs legislation creating the National Park Service.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. America - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
  2. Down Where the Swanne River Flows - Al Jolson
  3. Simple Melody - Billy Murray & Elsie Baker
  4. The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1130


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

Seventeen by Booth Tarkington


By: Booth Tarkington

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When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright

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

Just David

By: Eleanor H. Porter

An unabridged, fully illustrated edition of the Eleanor Porter's (1916) classic

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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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