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Sunday 2 January 1916

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louise Berlay and Joseph Grimeland. The Cheat, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Cheat

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean, James Neill

Country: United States

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Old Heidelberg

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Wallace Reid, Dorothy Gish, Karl Formes, Erich von Stroheim

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Les vampires

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Musidora, Édouard Mathé, Marcel Lévesque, Jean Aymé

Country: United States

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The Vampires: The Spectre

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Jean Aymé, Édouard Mathé, Marcel Lévesque, Fernand Herrmann


Directed by: Pyotr Chardynin

Starring: Arsenii Bibikov, Tamara Gedevanova, Andrej Gromov, Aleksandr Kheruvimov

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1916 ?

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Louise Berlay: American author known for her metaphysical book, "The Magic of the Mind" on creative consciousness (1993).
  • Joseph Grimeland: Norwegian sculptor.
  • Zypora Spaisman: Polish-American actress and producer for the Yiddish stage (d. 2002).
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Planetary positions on January 02, 1916 - Geocentric view

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