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Thursday 14 September 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Albert Palle and Eric Bentley. The Danger Girl, directed by Clarence G. Badger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Movies

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The Danger Girl

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Helen Bray, Reggie Morris

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Madcap Ambrose

Directed by: Fred Hibbard

Starring: Mack Swain, Mai Wells, Polly Moran, Edgar Kennedy

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Nugget Jim's Pardner

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Frank Borzage, Jack Farrell, Ann Little, Dick La Reno

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The Social Secretary

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Kate Lester, Helen Weir, Gladden James

Doctoring a Leak

Directed by: Rube Miller

Starring: Ben Turpin, Rube Miller, Lillian Hamilton

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Albert Palle: French writer, and winner of the 1959 Prix Renaudot.
  • Eric Bentley: England, United Kingdom -- Critic / writer (In Search of Theater).
  • John Heyer: Australian director and producer (d. 2001).
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Facts:
  • Christy Mathewson pitches and wins his final game.

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. You're a Dangerous Girl - Al Jolson
  2. There's Someone More Lonesome Than You - James F. Harrison & James Reed

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