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Thursday 16 November 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harold Baigent and Daws Butler. American Aristocracy, directed by Lloyd Ingraham, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

American Aristocracy

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, C.A. de Lima

Country: United States

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The Return of Draw Egan

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Robert McKim

Country: United States

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The Devil's Needle

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Tully Marshall, Norma Talmadge, Marguerite Marsh

Country: United States

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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Spottiswoode Aitken

Country: United States

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Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harold Baigent: New Zealand actor and director (d. 1996).
  • Daws Butler: cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at age 71 (born 1916).
  • Al Lucas: Canadian-American bassist (d. 1983).
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Facts:
  • I Berlin / V Herbert / H Blossoms musical premieres in New York City
  • USSR La Satannaya ammunitions factory explodes, killing 1,000

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Turn Back the Universe and Give Me Yester Day - Orpheus Quartet
  2. On the South Sea Isle - Sterling Trio
  3. Aida: Celeste Aida (Radiant Aida) - Hipolito Lazaro

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1141
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1140
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1139

Books

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

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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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Life and Gabriella

By: Ellen Glasgow

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