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Thursday 17 August 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John de Young and Dudley Faver. Rolling Stones, directed by Del Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rolling Stones

Directed by: Del Henderson

Starring: Owen Moore, Marguerite Courtot, Denman Maley

Country: United States

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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The Girl Who Wrecked His Home

Directed by: Albert Ward

Starring: Harry Lonsdale, Alice Belmore, Arthur Poole

Country: United States

Purity

Directed by: Rae Berger

Starring: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia
  • US Senate confirms Johannes Hugo von Engelken as Mint director.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. They Made it Twice as Nice as Paradise (And They Called it Dixieland) - Geoffrey O'Hara

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1128
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1127
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1126

Books

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

Seventeen

By: Booth Tarkington

Seventeen: A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family Especially William is a humorous novel by Booth Tarkington that gently satirizes first love, in the person of a callow 17-year-old, William Sylvanus Baxter.

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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

TITLE: WHEN A MAN'S A MAN By HAROLD BELL WRIGHT 1916 AUTHOR: HAROLD BELL WRIGHT PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: THE BOOK SUPPLY COMPANY, CHICAGO Published August, 1916 EDITION: First Edition with the "Published August, 1916" present CATEGORY: Literature, Rare BINDING/COVER: ...

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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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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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