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Sunday 16 July 1916

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harold Locke and Bill Tracy. Purity, directed by Rae Berger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: Reginald Barker

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

Country: United States

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The End of the World

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Moritz Bielawski, Alf Blutecher, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Country: United States

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Hoodoo Ann

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, William H. Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1916 ?

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harold Locke: Archdeacon of Loughborough.
  • Bill Tracy: American designer and builder of amusement park displays, particularly known for his ‘dark rides’ such as The Terroride, The Ghost Ship and The Whacky Shack.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1916 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Over the Waves Waltz - Pietro Deiro
  2. National Emblem March (New Version) - Arthur Pryor's Band

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1124
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1123
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1122


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

When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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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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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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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