Wednesday 13 December 1922


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Peg o' My Heart, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

Peg o' My Heart

Peg o' My Heart

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Mahlon Hamilton, Russell Simpson

Country: United States

A Blind Bargain

A Blind Bargain

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Raymond McKee, Virginia True Boardman

Country: United States

Omar the Tentmaker

Omar the Tentmaker

Directed by: James Young

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

Country: United States

Dr. Jack

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

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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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1922 ?

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Stevens: American actor, whose films include "Objective Burma," "The Snake Pit," "Fate is the Hunter," and "The Dark Corner".
  • Gérard Séty: French music hall actor, comedian, parodist and artist who died at 11:05am on 1 February 1998 in Maisons-Laffitte, France.
  • Hugo Fonck: Polish-American architect, artist and inventor, the Chief Architect of Trans-American building and cable car system re-engineering in San Francisco, CA.
See other famous people born on 13 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Hannes Hafstein: Icelandic poet and politician 1st Prime Minister of Iceland (d. 1922).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1922 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Good Mornin' - Nora Bayes
  2. Say it While Dancing - Isham Jones & His Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1922?

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1458


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

If Winter Comes by A.S.M. Hutchinson

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

Gentle Julia

By: Booth Tarkington

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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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

"The Head of the House of Coombe" deals with London before the Great War, and the best drawn character in it is Mrs. Gareth-Lawless, a beautiful but heartless woman.

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Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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