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Friday 13 October 1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Hollestelle and Ray Hathaway. Romeo and Juliet, directed by Francis X. Bushman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Hollestelle: Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus).
  • Ray Hathaway: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers for one season in 1945.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Pretty Baby - Billy Murray
  2. Have a Heart - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
  3. For Dixie and Uncle Sam - Nora Bayes

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1137
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1136
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1135

Books

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

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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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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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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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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