Sunday December 17, 1916

US date format: 12/17/1916, UK date format: 17/12/1916

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Toon Hermans and Penelope Fitzgerald. King Lear, directed by Ernest C. Warde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 17, 1916?


Events

  • Grigori Rasputin is murdered.

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Movies

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King Lear

King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey, J.H. Gilmour

Country: United States of America

The Matrimaniac

The Matrimaniac

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Constance Talmadge, Wilbur Higby, Fred Warren

Judex

Judex

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: René Cresté, Musidora, René Poyen, Édouard Mathé

Country: United States of America

Desert Gold

Desert Gold

Directed by: James P. Hogan

The World and the Woman

The World and the Woman

Directed by: Frank Lloyd, Eugene Moore

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 1916?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - In Florida Among the Palms

Days to next December 17

If December 17, 1916 is your birthday you're 103 years, 7 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 10 days.
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