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Friday 17 November 1922

1922-11-17

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Down to the Sea in Ships, directed by Elmer Clifton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
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Old Newspapers

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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

Which were the important events of 17 November 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Comtesse: Swiss lawyer and politician President of the Swiss National Council (d. 1922).
Facts:
  • Turkish Sultan Mehmed VI flees to Malta on British warship
  • Former Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI goes into exile in Italy.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1455
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1454
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1453

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

Excerpt from Gentle JuliaSuperciliousness is not safe after all, because a person who forms the habit of wearing it may some day find his lower lip grown permanently projected beyond the upper, so that he can't get it back, nad ...

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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

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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