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Saturday 16 December 1922

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Chany and Betty Collins. 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..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Peg o' My Heart

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Mahlon Hamilton, Russell Simpson

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Chany: French cycling journalist, who covered the Tour de France 49 times and was for a long time the main cycling writer for the daily newspaper, L'Équipe.
  • Betty Collins: American astrologer practicing in California in the '80s.
  • William Duncan: Scottish businessman, a company executive for Imperial Chemical Industry, I.C.
  • Cy Leslie: American record producer founded Pickwick Records (d. 2008).
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Facts:
  • Mutual Association of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs formally organizes.
  • President of Poland Gabriel Narutowicz is assassinated by Eligiusz Niewiadomski at the Zacheta Gallery in Warsaw.

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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. The Dixie Highway - Aileen Stanley
  2. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1459
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1458
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1457

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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