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Friday 27 October 1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bob de Lange [Jacob Bernard] and Kazimierz Brandys. It Is for England!, directed by Laurence Cowen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

It Is for England!

Directed by: Laurence Cowen

Starring: Helene Gingold, Percy Moran, Margaret Shelley

Country: United States

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: Theda Bara, Harry Hilliard, Glen White

Country: United States

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Francis X. Bushman

Starring: Francis X. Bushman, Beverly Bayne, Horace Vinton

Country: United States

A Daughter of the Gods

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Annette Kellerman, William E. Shay, Hal De Forest

Country: United States

The Voice of Love

Directed by: Rae Berger

Starring: Winifred Greenwood, Edward Coxen, George Field

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st published reference to jazz appears (Variety)

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Ireland Must be Heaven, for My Mother Came from There - Charles Harrison
  2. Oh How She Could Yacki Hacki Wicki Wachi Woo (That's Love in Honolulu) - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  3. Dear Old Dreamy Honolulu Town - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1139
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1138
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1137

Books

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

Seventeen

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

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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

H.G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of war changes everything.

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Videogames

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