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Wednesday 13 December 1916

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leonard Weisgard . King Lear, directed by Ernest C. Warde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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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The Libertine

Directed by: Joseph A. Golden

Starring: John Mason, Alma Hanlon, Marie Alexander

Country: United States

The Golem

Directed by: Henrik Galeen

Starring: Paul Wegener, Henrik Galeen, Lyda Salmonova

Country: United States

American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, C.A. de Lima

Country: United States

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It Is for England!

Directed by: Laurence Cowen

Starring: Helene Gingold, Percy Moran, Margaret Shelley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
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Facts:
  • Esme Stuart Lennox Robinsons premieres in Dublin.
  • Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops in 24 hours in Tyrol.
  • French chief of staff Joffre replaced by Nivelle.

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Music Charts

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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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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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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