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Sunday 9 January 1916

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Bernardin and Albert Bauer. Les vampires, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Les vampires

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Musidora, Édouard Mathé, Marcel Lévesque, Jean Aymé

Country: United States

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Old Heidelberg

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Wallace Reid, Dorothy Gish, Karl Formes, Erich von Stroheim

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Life's Whirlpool

Directed by: Barry O'Neil

Starring: Holbrook Blinn, Walter Greene, Philip Robson, Fania Marinoff

Fatty and Mabel Adrift

Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Al St. John, Frank Hayes

Let Katie Do It

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin

Starring: Jane Grey, Tully Marshall, Luray Huntley, Charles West

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Historical Events

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  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alain Bernardin: French businessman.
  • Fernando Lamas: Actor.
  • Albert Bauer: French scientist, who served as a geodesist and glaciologist on the French Polar Expeditions from 1948 to 1970.
  • Francine Weisweiller: She was a daughter of prosperous French parents of jewish descent.
  • Vic Mizzy: American composer (themes to Green Acres and The Addams Family) (Born 1916).
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  • World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli concludes with an Ottoman Empire victory when the last Allied forces are evacuated from the peninsula.

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Planetary positions on January 09, 1916 - Geocentric view

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. When You're in Love with Someone Who is Not in Love with You - Henry Burr & Helen Clark
  2. I Think We've Got Another Washington (Wilson is His Name) - Peerless Quartet
  3. Noche Serena (Calm Night) - Emilio DeGogorza
  4. America, I Love You - Sam Ash
  5. They Didn't Believe Me - Walter Van Brunt & Gladys Rice

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