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Wednesday 8 March 1916

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include R W and John W Seybold. Avatar, directed by Carmine Gallone, 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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TV Series

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FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

Movies

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

Hell's Hinges

Directed by: Charles Swickard

Starring: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing

Country: United States

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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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Carmen

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid, Pedro de Cordoba

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
Famous Birthdays:
  • R W: Schnell writer.
  • John W Seybold: American businessman, father of computer typesetting (d. 2004).
  • Yvon Petra: French tennis player, best remembered as the last Frenchman to win the Wimbledon championships men's singles title (in 1946), beating Geoff Brown in five sets in the final.
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Facts:
  • US invades Cuba for third time, this to end corrupt Menocal regime.
  • World War I: A British force unsuccessfully attempts to relieve the siege of Kut (present-day Iraq) in the Battle of Dujaila.
  • March 9 ampndash Mexican Revolution: Pancho Villa leads about 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico, killing 12 U.S. soldiers. A garrison of the U.S. 13th Cavalry Regiment fights back and drives them away.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Casey's Description of His Fight - Russell Hunting (as Michael Casey)
  2. Go to Sleep, My Dusky Baby - Olive Kline & Elsie Baker & Marguerite Dunlap

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  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1105
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1104
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1103

Books

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

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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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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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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