Thursday August 17, 1916

US date format: 8/17/1916, UK date format: 17/8/1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 17, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Dudley Ervin Faver and John de Young. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Simple Melody by Billy Murray & Elsie Baker. The Danger Girl, directed by Clarence G. Badger, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1916
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes

Events

  • Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia
  • US Senate confirms Johannes Hugo von Engelken as Mint director.

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Movies

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The Danger Girl

The Danger Girl

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Helen Bray, Reggie Morris

Madcap Ambrose

Madcap Ambrose

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Fred Hibbard

Starring: Mack Swain, Mai Wells, Polly Moran, Edgar Kennedy

Nugget Jim's Pardner

Nugget Jim's Pardner

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Frank Borzage, Jack Farrell, Ann Little, Dick La Reno

Flirting with Fate

Flirting with Fate

Release year: 1916

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye, W.E. Lawrence

Country: United States of America

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

Release year: 1916

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Bessie Love, Allan Sears, Tom Wilson

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Music charts

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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Simple Melody
  2. - The Battle Hymn of the Republic
  3. - America
  4. - Down Where the Swanne River Flows

TV Series

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How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 17, 1916?

On August 17, 1916 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 17, 1916?

On August 17, 1916 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 17, 1916?

On August 17, 1916 the US President was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1916?

On August 17, 1916 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on August 17, 1916?

On August 17, 1916 Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 17, 1916?

On August 17, 1916 several famous people were born including, Dudley Ervin Faver, John de Young, Dudley Faver.