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Sunday 5 November 1916

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). American Aristocracy, directed by Lloyd Ingraham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Seventeen by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

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

Country: United States

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The Return of Draw Egan

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Robert McKim

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1916 ?

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
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  • Emperor Wilhelm II and French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland
  • Second Chamber accept initial impetus to general males / female suffrage
  • The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by the Act of November 5th of the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.
  • The Everett Massacre takes place in Everett, Washington as political differences lead to a shoot-out between the Industrial Workers of the World organizers and local police.

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Joe Turner Blues - Prince's Orchestra
  2. By the Sad Luana Shore - Marguerite Farrell

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1140
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1139
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1138


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


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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The Real Adventure

By: Henry Kitchell Webster

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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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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