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Friday 22 December 1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rene Jakob . Redeeming Love, directed by William Desmond Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Redeeming Love

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Kathlyn Williams, Thomas Holding, Wyndham Standing

Country: United States

Joan the Woman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth

Country: United States

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Snow White

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale, Lionel Braham

Country: United States

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Stuart Paton

Starring: Allen Holubar, Lois Alexander, Curtis Benton

Country: United States

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King Lear

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, Wayne Arey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The British Sopwith Camel aircraft makes its maiden flight. It was designed to counter the German's Fokker aircraft.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. In Florida Among the Palms - Sterling Trio

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1147
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1146
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1145

Books

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

When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

TITLE: WHEN A MAN'S A MAN By HAROLD BELL WRIGHT 1916 AUTHOR: HAROLD BELL WRIGHT PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: THE BOOK SUPPLY COMPANY, CHICAGO Published August, 1916 EDITION: First Edition with the "Published August, 1916" present CATEGORY: Literature, Rare BINDING/COVER: ...

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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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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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