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Saturday 23 December 1916

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Denise Bastide and Dino Risi. Redeeming Love, directed by William Desmond Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Old Newspapers

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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 23 December 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Denise Bastide: French politician, she was a member of the French National Assembly.
  • Dino Risi: Italian film critic, scriptwriter and film director, specializing in Neapolitan-style humor movies.
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Facts:
  • World War I: Battle of Magdhaba : Allied forces defeat Turkish forces in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Chantique De Noel (Holy Night) - Enrico Caruso
  2. The Sunshine of Your Smile - John McCormack
  3. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Columbia Mixed Quartet

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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 ?

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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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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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