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Monday 14 August 1916

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Kay and Fumio Fujimura. Rolling Stones, directed by Del Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
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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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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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Civilization

Directed by: Reginald Barker

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andrew Kay: Scottish physician, surgeon and regius professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow from October 1964.
  • Fumio Fujimura: Japanese baseball player and manager (d. 1992).
  • Wellington Mara: Co-Owner of the New York Giants (d. 2005).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. They Made it Twice as Nice as Paradise (And They Called it Dixieland) - Geoffrey O'Hara

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1128
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1127
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1126

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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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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Seventeen

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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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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