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Thursday 10 August 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Clark and Bernard Fuchs. The Devil's Needle, directed by Chester Withey, 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 ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Clark: Hampton, Iowa -- Actor (Graveyard of Horror).
  • Bernard Fuchs: French military pilot, a flying ace in World War II.
  • Jim Mertz: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Washington Senators for one season in 1943.
  • Clement Mundle: Scottish philosopher and professor, actively involved in a study of parapsychology, publishing many articles.
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Facts:
  • Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Alma Gluck - The Nightingale Song
  2. Hello, Hawaii, How Are You? - Nora Bayes
  3. Babes in the Wood - Gladys Rice & Walter Van Brunt
  4. Just A-Wearyin' for You - Lucy Isabelle Marsh

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1127
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1126
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1125

Books

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

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

Seventeen: A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family Especially William is a humorous novel by Booth Tarkington that gently satirizes first love, in the person of a callow 17-year-old, William Sylvanus Baxter.

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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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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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