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Saturday 22 April 1916

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 22, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yehudi Menuhin and Jean Baudon. The Queen of Spades, directed by Yakov Protazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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

Which were the important events of 22 April 1916 ?

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Yehudi Menuhin: American musician known as one of the most exquisite violinists in history.
  • Earl of: Oxford and Asquith Governor (Seychelles).
  • Jean Baudon: France Military man.
  • Kanan Devi: Indian actress and singer (d. 1992).
  • Hanfried Lenz: German mathematician and academic (d. 2013).
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  • France battles at Fort Douaumont.
  • The Chinese steamer ship ''Hsin Yu'' capsizes off the Chinese coast at least 1,000 are killed.

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Planetary positions on April 22, 1916 - Geocentric view

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

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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