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Monday 28 August 1916

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack [Holbrook] Vance and Helene Baillargeon. Dare ga sode otôkichi, directed by Matsunosuke Onoe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916 while The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Devil's Needle

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Tully Marshall, Norma Talmadge, Marguerite Marsh

Country: United States

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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Spottiswoode Aitken

Country: United States

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Flirting with Fate

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, Howard Gaye

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain

Country: United States

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Civilization

Directed by: Reginald Barker

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jack [Holbrook] Vance: United States -- Sci-fi author (2 Hugo, Dirdir, Pnume).
  • Helene Baillargeon: Quebec singer and folklorist (d. 1997).
  • C Mills: American sociologist, and a professor of sociology at Columbia University from 1946 until his death from a heart attack on 20 March 1962 in West Nyack, New York.
  • Bernard Barberon: Paris 17?me Military man.
  • Hélène Baillargeon: Canadian singer and actress (d. 1997).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • World War I: Germany declares war on Romania.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Can Dance with Everybody but my Wife - Joseph Cawthorn
  2. My Dreamy China Lady - Lyric Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1130
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1129
  • Science: Science vol. 44 issue 1128

Books

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

The Real Adventure

By: Henry Kitchell Webster

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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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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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Life and Gabriella

By: Ellen Glasgow

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