Tuesday 29 August 1916


It was Tuesday, 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

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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 29 August 1916 ?

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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  • Transportship Hsin-Yu and cruiser Hai-Yung collide; 1000 die
  • US Congress accept Jones Act: Philippines independence
  • Von Hindenburg replaces Von Falkenhayn as German Chief of Staff
  • The United States passes the Philippine Autonomy Act.
  • September ndash Bulgaria takes Dobruja from Romania.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Can Dance with Everybody but my Wife - Joseph Cawthorn
  2. My Dreamy China Lady - Lyric Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1130


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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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