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Tuesday 16 May 1916

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Braden and Irene Elizabeth Beatrice Ighodaro. Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

Movies

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

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Civilization

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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Hell's Hinges

Directed by: Charles Swickard

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8.
  • Britain and France conclude the secret Sykes-Picot Agreement, which is to divide Arab areas of the Ottoman Empire, following the conclusion of WWI, into French and British spheres of influence.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. St. Louis Blues - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Kiss Me Again - Olive Kline (as Alice Green)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1115
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1114
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1113

Books

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

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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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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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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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