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Thursday 26 October 1916

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 26, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include François Mitterrand and Francois Mitterrand. The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, 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 Ocean Waif

Directed by: Alice Guy

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Doris Kenyon, Edgar Norton, Fraunie Fraunholz

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Directed by: Jordan Sheehan

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The Pawnshop

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand

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The Danger Girl

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Helen Bray, Reggie Morris

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Nattens barn

Directed by: Georg af Klercker

Starring: Victor Arfvidson, Carl Barcklind, Maja Cassel, Ludde Gentzel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1916 ?

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • François Mitterrand: French politician whose career spanned half a century and culminated in the presidency of France when he replaced Valery Giscard de’Estaing in May 1981.
  • Francois Mitterrand: President of France (d. 1996).
  • Wolf Kaiser: German theatre and film actor, who starred as Mack the Knife in Brecht and Weill's "The Threepenny Opera" more than 450 times.
  • Francois Mitterrand: President of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at age 79.
  • Jean Compagnon: St Germain en Laye Military man.
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  • Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 26, 1916 - Geocentric view

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Thais: Meditation - Kathleen Parlow
  2. My Own Iona - Charles King & Elizabeth Brice

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