Friday December 01, 1916

US date format: 12/1/1916, UK date format: 1/12/1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 1, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Earlyne Chaney and Joseph Majault. The World and the Woman, directed by Frank Lloyd, Eugene Moore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 01, 1916?


  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The World and the Woman

The World and the Woman

Directed by: Frank Lloyd, Eugene Moore

Starring: Jeanne Eagels, Boyd Marshall, Thomas A. Curran, Grace DeCarlton

American Aristocracy

American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, C.A. de Lima, Albert Parker

Country: United States of America

The Ocean Waif

The Ocean Waif

Directed by: Alice Guy

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Doris Kenyon, Edgar Norton, Fraunie Fraunholz



Directed by: Jordan Sheehan

The Pawnshop

The Pawnshop

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 01, 1916?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Turn Back the Universe and Give Me Yesterday
  2. - I'm Gonna Make Hay While the Sun Shines in Virginia
  3. - I'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans

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