Tuesday 17 January 1922


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Satanas, directed by F.W. Murnau, 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 ?



Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Fritz Kortner, Sadjah Gezza, Ernst Hofmann

Country: United States

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Foolish Wives

Foolish Wives

Directed by: Erich Von Stroheim

Starring: Rudolph Christians, Miss DuPont, Maude George

Country: United States

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Der Sinn des Lebens

Der Sinn des Lebens

Directed by: Friedrich Burau

Starring: Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley

Country: United States

Der Film ohne Namen

Der Film ohne Namen

Directed by: Georg Alexander

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Thomas Meighan, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

Number 13

Number 13

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Clare Greet, Ernest Thesiger

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1922 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Luis Echeverria Alvarez: Mexican President of Mexico.
  • Robert De Niro: Sr.
  • Luis Echeverría: Mexican academic and politician 50th President of Mexico.
  • Nicholas Katzenbach: American soldier lawyer and politician 65th United States Attorney General (d. 2012).
  • Betty White: American actress, refreshingly open, focused and patient who found great popularity on network TV from 1952 and is best known for the 1985 mega-hit sitcom "Golden Girls.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The World is Waiting for the Sunrise - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  2. Peerless Quartet - My Sunny Tennessee
  3. Arkansas Blues - Noble Sissle & Eubie Blake

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 55 issue 1411


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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