Sunday May 21, 1916

US date format: 5/21/1916, UK date format: 21/5/1916

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 21, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Harold Robbins and Lydia Mendoza. The Floorwalker, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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The Floorwalker

The Floorwalker

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding

Country: United States of America

Lady Killers

Lady Killers

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

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

Country: United States of America



Directed by: James Foley


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 21, 1916?


  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
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  • Britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time).

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 21, 1916?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - The Old Refrain
  2. - She's the Daughter of Mother Machree
  3. - She's the Daughter of Mother Machree
  4. - Wake Up, America!

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