Thursday January 16, 1919

US date format: 1/16/1919, UK date format: 16/1/1919

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Roger Nicolas and Bob Boucher. Nerves, directed by Robert Reinert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borré, Erna Morena, Paul Bender

Country: United States of America

Little Women

Directed by: Harley Knoles

Starring: Isabel Lamon, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Hall, Florence Flinn

Country: United States of America

Frauds and Frenzies

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, William McCall

All Night

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Dorian, Mary Warren

Country: United States of America

A Christmas Story

Directed by: N/A


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 16, 1919?


  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand


  • Prohibition ratified by 3 / 4 of states; Nebraska is 36th
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1919?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Rose of No Man's Land - Charles Hart & Elliot Shaw
  2. After You've Gone - Marion Harris
  3. Blue Bird - Elizabeth Spencer

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