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Thursday 16 March 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lloyd McBride and Sapru . Avatar, directed by Carmine Gallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hell's Hinges

Directed by: Charles Swickard

Starring: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing

Country: United States

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Burlesque on Carmen

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jack Henderson

Country: United States

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Martyrs of the Alamo

Directed by: W. Christy Cabanne

Starring: Sam De Grasse, Allan Sears, Walter Long

Country: United States

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The Raven

Directed by: Charles J. Brabin

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Warda Howard, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Carmen

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid, Pedro de Cordoba

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1916 ?

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:
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Facts:
  • The 7th and 10th US cavalry regiments under John J. Pershing crossed the US-Mexico border to join the hunt for Pancho Villa.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1916 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Everybody - Bert Williams
  2. We'll Build a Little Home in the U.S.A. - James F. Harrison & James Reed
  3. Old Folks at Home - Taylor Trio
  4. Stop, Look, and Listen (Medley) - Victor Military Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1106
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1105
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1104

Books

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

Life and Gabriella

By: Ellen Glasgow

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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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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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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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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