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Saturday 13 May 1916

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roger Guernon and Sachidananda Routray. Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Howard C. Hickman, Enid Markey, Lola May

Country: United States

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The End of the World

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Moritz Bielawski, Alf Blutecher, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Country: United States

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Hoodoo Ann

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, William H. Brown

Country: United States

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Hell's Hinges

Directed by: Charles Swickard

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

Country: United States

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FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1916 ?

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st observance of Indian (Native American) Day
  • Native American Day is 1st observed
  • 42nd Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2:04.

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Kiss Me Again - Olive Kline (as Alice Green)
  2. St. Louis Blues - Prince's Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1115
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1114
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1113


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

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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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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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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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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