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Wednesday 17 May 1922

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Langeron and Jean Rédélé. Grandma's Boy, directed by Fred Newmeyer, 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 months ?

Grandma's Boy

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Townsend

Country: United States

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Missing Husbands

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Jean Angelo, Stacia Napierkowska, Georges Melchior

Country: United States

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The Trap

Directed by: Robert Thornby

Starring: Lon Chaney, Alan Hale, Dagmar Godowsky

Country: United States

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Beyond the Rocks

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Edythe Chapman

Country: United States

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The Man from Beyond

Directed by: Burton L. King

Starring: Harry Houdini, Arthur Maude, Albert Tavernier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul Langeron: French visceral and vascular surgeon.
  • Jean Rédélé: French automotive pioneer, racing driver and founder of the French automotive brand Alpine.
  • Jean Redele: Dieppe EXecutives.
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Skeik (of Araby) - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
  2. Three O'Clock in the Morning - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  3. Virginia Blues - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
  4. Indiana Lullaby - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 55 issue 1428
  • Science: Science vol. 55 issue 1427
  • Science: Science vol. 55 issue 1426

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

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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