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Thursday 16 November 1922

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Royal Dano and Jose Saramago. Down to the Sea in Ships, directed by Elmer Clifton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Down to the Sea in Ships

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott

Country: United States

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The Super Sex

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Robert Gordon, Charlotte Pierce, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

Tess of the Storm Country

Directed by: John Robertson

Starring: Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes, Gloria Hope

Country: United States

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Shadows

Directed by: Tom Forman

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marguerite De La Motte, Harrison Ford

Country: United States

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The Headless Horseman

Directed by: Edward D. Venturini

Starring: Will Rogers, Lois Meredith, Ben Hendricks Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Royal Dano: NYC, New York -- Actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II).
  • Jose Saramago: Portuguese novelist, Nobel laureate (d. 2010).
  • Salvatore Giuliano: Italian bandit chief, one of the most romantic figures of the 20th century, a strikingly handsome mixture of Robin Hood and Pancho Villa, living with his band in a mountain hideout.
  • Eduardo Mora Valverde: Costa Rican economist, politician and leader of the Costa Rican left, brother of Manuel Mora main Costa Rican Communist Party leader and father of Patricia Mora, current president of the Broad Front Party and deputy of the 2014-2018 period.
  • José Saramago: Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Max Abraham: Polish-German physicist and academic (d. 1922).
Facts:
  • Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite
  • Turkish kalief / Sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Say it While Dancing - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
  2. Chicago - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1454
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1453
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1452

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 follows the relationships between a group of pre–World War One English nobles and commoners. It also offers both some interesting editorial commentary on the political system in prewar Europe that Burnett feels bears ...

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Simon Called Peter

By: Robert Keable

Hardcover w/o dust jacket, Copyright 1921 Dutton, forty-ninth printing....October, 1922. Red cloth book with gold lettering on front , framing front of book cover and on spine.

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