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Sunday 31 December 1916

1916-12-31

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Pride of the Clan, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Pride of the Clan

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook

Country: United States

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Az ezredes

Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Sndor Gth, Lszl Z. Molnr, Charles Puffy

Country: United States

The Slave Market

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: Pauline Frederick, Thomas Meighan, Al Hart

Country: United States

All-Star Production of Patriotic Episodes for the Second Liberty Loan

Directed by: Julian Eltinge

Starring: Mabel Taliaferro, Walter Miller, Earl Brunswick

Country: United States

Den levande mumien

Directed by: Fritz Magnussen

Starring: Josua Bengtson, John Ekman, William Larsson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Suzy Delair: Paris, France -- Actress (Utopia, White Paws).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Oxycodone, a narcotic painkiller closely related to codeine is first synthesized in Germany.
  • Rodeo's first side-delivery bucking chute is designed and made by the Bascom boys (Raymond, Mel, Earl) and their father John W. Bascom at Welling, Alberta Canada.
  • ''Cours de linguistique générale'' by Ferdinand de Saussure is published.
  • The Summer Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, are cancelled.
  • Food is rationed in Germany.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. 1812 Overture, Part 1 - Regimental Band of H.M. Grenadier Guards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1148
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1147
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1146

Books

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

Seventeen

By: Booth Tarkington

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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

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

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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