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Monday 11 December 1916

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pérez Prado and Damaso Perez Prado. King Lear, directed by Ernest C. Warde, 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.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1916 ?

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pérez Prado: Cuban-Mexican singer-songwriter pianist and bandleader (d. 1989).
  • Damaso Perez Prado: Cuban-born bandleader (d. 1989).
  • Elena Garro: Mexican writer.
  • Erwin Meierdress: German Nazi military personnel, a Waffen-SS officer and panzer ace who served with the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, SS-Verfügungs-Division before joining the SS-Panzer-Division Totenkopf, which he served with until his death in an explosion while in action on 4 January 1945.
  • Paul Huber: France Military man.
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  • David Lloyd George forms British war government.

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen - Walter Van Brunt

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1145
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1144
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1143


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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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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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