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Friday 28 April 1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ferruccio Lamborghini and Paulette Coquatrix. Schuhpalast Pinkus, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Howard C. Hickman, Enid Markey, Lola May

Country: United States

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The End of the World

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Moritz Bielawski, Alf Blutecher, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Country: United States

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Hoodoo Ann

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, William H. Brown

Country: United States

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Hell's Hinges

Directed by: Charles Swickard

Starring: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing

Country: United States

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Burlesque on Carmen

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jack Henderson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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FoxyTv (1916 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 1916 ?

  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ferruccio Lamborghini: Italian industrialist, the builder of the Lamborghini automobiles.
  • Paulette Coquatrix: French costume designer, known for her work on the films The Adventures of Arsène Lupin (1957), Napoléon (1955) and Le miroir à deux faces (1958).
  • Enos Slaughter: American baseball player.
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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be - Henry Burr
  2. Underneath the Stars - Lambert Murphy
  3. When You're Down in Louisville - Anna Chandler
  4. So Long, Letty - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
  5. Gems from Very Good, Eddie - Victor Light Opera Co.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1113
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1112
  • Science: Science vol. 43 issue 1111


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

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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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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When a Man's a Man

By: Harold Bell Wright

When A Man's A Man By Harold Bell Wright

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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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