Saturday 26 August 1916
It was Saturday, 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..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
The Girl Who Wrecked His Home
Which were the important events of 26 August 1916 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
See other famous people born on 26 August
- Yanks turn triple-play beating Browns 10-6
- Philadelphia Athletics Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleveland, 5-0.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
I Can Dance with Everybody but my Wife - Joseph Cawthorn
My Dreamy China Lady - Lyric Quartet
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1916?
- Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1130
- Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1129
- Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1128
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
A real western novel. The basis of the classic George O'Brien western. Wholesome and clean and uplifting – the spirit of the story – for man or woman make “When a Man’s a Man” supreme reading.
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.
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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