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Friday 1 September 1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 1, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul L Higgins and Dorothy Bundy. The Danger Girl, directed by Clarence G. Badger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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What the sky looked like on 1 September 1916

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Danger Girl

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Helen Bray, Reggie Morris

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Madcap Ambrose

Directed by: Fred Hibbard

Starring: Mack Swain, Mai Wells, Polly Moran, Edgar Kennedy

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Nugget Jim's Pardner

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Frank Borzage, Jack Farrell, Ann Little, Dick La Reno

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The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Bessie Love, Allan Sears, Tom Wilson

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The Fireman

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Eric Campbell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 September 1916 ?

  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
  • Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul L Higgins
  • Dorothy Bundy
  • Sydney Dawson Bailey: Pacifist / campaigner.
  • Dorothy Cheney: American tennis player with several titles and honors to her name including induction into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • Paul Higgins: American Reverend and author who was a student pastor at Methodist churches in Dominguez, California from 1941-1943 and Washburn, Illinois from 1943-1946.
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  • Bulgaria declares war on Romania
  • Keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 01, 1916 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Babes in the Wood - Prince's Orchestra
  2. I Sent My Wife to the Thousand Isles - Al Jolson
  3. At the End of a Beautiful Day - Elizabeth Wheeler
  4. It's a Hundred to One You're in Love - M.J. O'Connell

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