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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. Civilization, directed by Reginald Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

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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Burlesque on Carmen

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jack Henderson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1916 ?

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

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Girl on the Magazine - Harry Macdonough
  2. Some Day I'll Wander Back Again - Margaret Keyes & Columbia Stellar Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1111
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1110
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1109

Books

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

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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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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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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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