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Wednesday 19 April 1916

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bruno Chizzo and Jean Domarchi. The Queen of Spades, directed by Yakov Protazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Movies

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The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova, Nikolai Panov

Country: United States

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Hoodoo Ann

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

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

Country: United States

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Silas Marner

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Louise Bates, Morgan Jones, Thomas A. Curran

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His Picture in the Papers

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Clarence Handyside, Rene Boucicault, Jean Temple

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The Right to Live

Directed by: Michele Frantzeskos

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bruno Chizzo: Italian soccer/football player, he played for Udinese (1933-35, 1944), Triestina (1935-39), AC Milan (1939-40), Genoa (1940-42, 1945-47), and Anconitana (1942-43).
  • Jean Domarchi: French scholar and film critic.
  • John Schiff: American executive and CEO of Cincinnati Financial, an insurance company.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ephraim Shay: American engineer invented the Shay locomotive (d. 1916).
Facts:
  • Bing Boys are Here opens in London
  • Italians troops conquer Colonel di Lana at Merano.
  • 20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Massachusetts in 2:27:16.4.

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Music Charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Underneath the Stars - Lambert Murphy
  2. Gems from Very Good, Eddie - Victor Light Opera Co.
  3. So Long, Letty - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
  4. When You're Down in Louisville - Anna Chandler
  5. What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be - Henry Burr

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