Friday 1 December 1916
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Earlyne Chaney and Joseph Majault.
The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 December 1916
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1916 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Earlyne Chaney: American Spiritualist Reverend, founder of "Astara" with her husband Robert.
- Joseph Majault: France Writer.
- Wan Li: Chinese educator and politician 4th Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China (d. 2015).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1916 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans - Al Jolson
- I'm Gonna Make Hay While the Sun Shines in Virginia - Marion Harris
- Turn Back the Universe and Give Me Yesterday - Morton Harvey