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Friday 15 December 1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Miguel Arraes and Buddy Cole. King Lear, directed by Ernest C. Warde, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

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

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 December 1916 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Miguel Arraes: Brazilian lawyer and politician Governor of Pernambuco (d. 2005).
  • Buddy Cole: American jazz pianist and orchestra leader (Born 1916).
  • Maurice Wilkins: New Zealand-English physicist and biologist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004).
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Facts:
  • French defeat Germans in WWI Battle of Verdun.

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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 1146
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1145
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1144

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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The Real Adventure

By: Henry Kitchell Webster

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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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Life and Gabriella

By: Ellen Glasgow

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