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Friday 7 January 1916, Orthodox Christmas

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Keres and Gerrit Schulte [Le Fou Pedalant]. The Green-Eyed Monster, directed by J. Gordon Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching FoxyTv (1916 TV Series).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Burlesque on Carmen

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jack Henderson

Country: United States

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Martyrs of the Alamo

Directed by: W. Christy Cabanne

Starring: Sam De Grasse, Allan Sears, Walter Long

Country: United States

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The Raven

Directed by: Charles J. Brabin

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Warda Howard, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid, Pedro de Cordoba

Country: United States

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The Coward

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Frank Keenan, Charles Ray, Gertrude Claire

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 January 1916 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
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  • German troops conquer Fort Vaux at Verdun.

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Back Home in Tennessee - Prince's Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1097
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1096
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1095


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

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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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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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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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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