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Thursday 20 July 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Purity, directed by Rae Berger, 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.
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Movies

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

Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cin Reds
  • World War I: In Armenia, Russian troops capture Gumiskhanek.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Over the Waves Waltz - Pietro Deiro
  2. National Emblem March (New Version) - Arthur Pryor's Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1124
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1123
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1122

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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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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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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