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Saturday 20 May 1916

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Trebisonda Valla and Alexei Petrovich Maresiev. Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, 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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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 20 May 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Codell, Kansas hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918)
  • Saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Wake Up, America! - James F. Harrison (as Frederick J. Wheeler)
  2. The Old Refrain - John McCormack
  3. She's the Daughter of Mother Machree - Charles Harrison
  4. She's the Daughter of Mother Machree - Manuel Romain

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1116
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1115
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1114

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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