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Saturday 2 September 1916

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Penny Santon and Dorothy May. The Mutiny of the Bounty, directed by Raymond Longford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Devil's Needle

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Tully Marshall, Norma Talmadge, Marguerite Marsh

Country: United States

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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Spottiswoode Aitken

Country: United States

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Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Civilization

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Howard C. Hickman, Enid Markey, Lola May

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
  • Penny Santon: Greenwich Village, New York -- Actress (Roll Out, Matt Houston).
  • Dorothy May: Bundy-Cheney winner of more than 141 US tennis titles.
  • René Bihel: French soccer player, he died September 8, 1997.
  • Rene Bihel: France sport Champion.
  • Ömer Akad: Turkish director and screenwriter (d. 2011).
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Facts:
  • British pilot William Leefe-Robinson becomes the first to shoot down a German airship over Britain.

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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1131
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1130
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1129

Books

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

Life and Gabriella

By: Ellen Glasgow

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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Seventeen

By: Booth Tarkington

Newton Booth Tarkington (July 29, 1869 – May 19, 1946) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.

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The Real Adventure

By: Henry Kitchell Webster

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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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