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Saturday 17 June 1916

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Einar Englund and Victor Dalby Lord. What Love Can Do, directed by Jay Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Seventeen by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

Movies

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

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Civilization

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Howard C. Hickman, Enid Markey, Lola May

Country: United States

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The End of the World

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Moritz Bielawski, Alf Blutecher, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Country: United States

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Hoodoo Ann

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, William H. Brown

Country: United States

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Hell's Hinges

Directed by: Charles Swickard

Starring: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st national Congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java
  • US troops under General Pershing march into Mexico

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Enrico Caruso - O Sole Mio (My Sunshine)
  2. You Can't Get Along with 'Em or Without 'Em - Anna Chandler
  3. My Old Kentucky Home - Alma Gluck
  4. Some Sort of Somebody - Billy Murray & Elsie Baker

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1120
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1119
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1118

Books

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

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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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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Life and Gabriella

By: Ellen Glasgow

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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The Real Adventure

By: Henry Kitchell Webster

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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