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Wednesday 6 December 1922

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Henry Cound Brunt and Benjamin A Gilman. A Blind Bargain, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Blind Bargain

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Raymond McKee, Virginia True Boardman

Country: United States

Omar the Tentmaker

Directed by: James Young

Starring: Guy Bates Post, Virginia Brown Faire, Nigel De Brulier

Country: United States

Dr. Jack

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, John T. Prince

Country: United States

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The Toll of the Sea

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin

Starring: Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley

Country: United States

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Down to the Sea in Ships

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Henry Cound Brunt: English soldier, Victoria Cross holder (d. 1944).
  • Benjamin A Gilman: American politician.
  • Edna Rowland: American astrologer and author of "How to Order Your Birth Certificate," 1990 and "Destined for Murder," 1995.
  • Guy Thys: Belgian football coach (Born 1922).
  • John Brunt: English captain Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1944).
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Facts:
  • 1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation
  • 1st electric power line commercial carrier in US, Utica, New York
  • One year to the day after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the Irish Free State comes into existence.
  • The Irish Free State officially comes into existence. George V becomes the Free State's monarch. Tim Healy is appointed first Governor-General of the Irish Free State and W. T. Cosgrave becomes President of the Executive Council.

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  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1457
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1456
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1455

Books

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

If Winter Comes

By: A.S.M. Hutchinson

An excerpt from The North American Review, Volume 215: NOVEL-WRITING, despite some signs to the contrary, makes real progress as an art; but it is not often that the new art is combined with the old magic so effectively as ...

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Gentle Julia

By: Booth Tarkington

Alongside William Faulkner and John Updike, Booth Tarkington is one of just three authors to win the Pulitzer Prize more than once. Tarkington accomplished the feat with Alice Adams and The Magnificent Ambersons, dramas that explored the lives of fictional ...

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The Head of the House of Coombe

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Simon Called Peter

By: Robert Keable

This tale of a priest's wartime affair with a young nurse has been described as "an astounding novel, the most delicate, the most beautiful, and the most outspoken love story of modern fiction."

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