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Saturday 16 March 1912

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pat Nixon and Pierre Jeanpierre. Nicholas Nickleby, directed by George Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Movies

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Nicholas Nickleby

Directed by: George Nichols

Starring: Harry Benham, Mignon Anderson, Frances Gibson, Inda Palmer

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His Great Uncle's Spirit

Directed by: Not Specified

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The Heart of an Indian

Directed by: Thomas H. Ince

Starring: Francis Ford, Ann Little, J. Barney Sherry, Art Acord

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How a Mosquito Operates

Directed by: Winsor McCay

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Cinderella

Directed by: George Nichols

Starring: Florence La Badie, Harry Benham, Anna Rosemond, Frank Hall Crane

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1912 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pat Nixon: American First Lady, wife of the 36th U.S.
  • Patricia Nixon [Thelma Catherine]: Ely, Nevada -- 1st lady (1968-74).
  • Pierre Jeanpierre: French Army officer, who fought during World War II, the First Indochina War, the Suez Crisis and the Algerian War, where he was killed in action on 29 May 1958.
  • Sabicas : Spanish guitarist, considered a master of the guitar and promoter of the internationalization of flamenco.
  • Pierre Dalem: Belgium sport Champion.
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Facts:
  • Mrs William Howard Taft plants first cherry tree in Washington DC.
  • Lawrence Oates, an ill member of Robert Falcon Scott's South Pole expedition, left the tent to die, saying: ''I am just going outside and may be some time.''

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1912 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Wallflower Sweet - Charles Harrison & Grace Kerns
  2. That Haunting Melody - Al Jolson
  3. The Picnic (Every Laddie Loves a Lassie) - Harry Lauder

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