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Thursday 3 August 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jose Manuel Moreno and Shakeel Badayuni. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Movies

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

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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The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

Directed by: Albert Ward

Starring: Harry Lonsdale, Alice Belmore, Arthur Poole

Country: United States

Purity

Directed by: Rae Berger

Starring: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth

Country: United States

Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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What Love Can Do

Directed by: Jay Hunt

Starring: Adele Farrington, C. Norman Hammond, Orin Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
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Facts:
  • World War I: Battle of Romani : Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. There's a Quaker Down in Quaker Town - Peerless Quartet
  2. Baby Shoes - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1126
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1125
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1124

Books

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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

TITLE: WHEN A MAN'S A MAN By HAROLD BELL WRIGHT 1916 AUTHOR: HAROLD BELL WRIGHT PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: THE BOOK SUPPLY COMPANY, CHICAGO Published August, 1916 EDITION: First Edition with the "Published August, 1916" present CATEGORY: Literature, Rare BINDING/COVER: ...

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

A profound and very human account of the early years of the war, told from the perspective of a father rather than combatants, but no less revealing.

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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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Just David

By: Eleanor H. Porter

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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