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Thursday 16 November 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 16, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harold Baigent and Daws Butler. The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Ocean Waif

Directed by: Alice Guy

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Doris Kenyon, Edgar Norton, Fraunie Fraunholz

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Directed by: Jordan Sheehan

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The Pawnshop

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand

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The World and the Woman

Directed by: Frank Lloyd, Eugene Moore

Starring: Jeanne Eagels, Boyd Marshall, Thomas A. Curran, Grace DeCarlton

The Microscope Mystery

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Wilfred Lucas, Constance Talmadge, F.A. Turner, Pomeroy Cannon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1916 ?

  • 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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  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 16, 1916 - Geocentric view

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Cradle Song 1915 - John McCormack
  2. There's a Little Bit of Bad in Every Good Little Girl - Billy Murray
  3. Hallelujah Chorus - Reginald McAll

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