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Sunday 17 September 1922

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Naomi Datta and Ursula Howells. Manslaughter, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Manslaughter

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Thomas Meighan, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Lewis Stone, Alice Terry, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Monte Cristo

Directed by: Emmett J. Flynn

Starring: John Gilbert, Estelle Taylor, Robert McKim

Country: United States

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The Three Must-Get-Theres

Directed by: Max Linder

Starring: Max Linder, Bull Montana, Frank Cooke

Country: United States

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Blood and Sand

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Rosa Rosanova, Leo White, Rosita Marstini

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Naomi Datta: Geneticist.
  • Ursula Howells: London, England -- Actress (Girly, Murder is Announced).
  • Vance Bourjaily: American journalist, novelist and university professor who wrote of American life in various post WWII periods in America.
  • Agostinho Neto: Angolan poet and politician 1st President of Angola (d. 1979).
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Facts:
  • Bicyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world sprint champ
  • Radio Moscow begins transmitting (12 KWs-most powerful station).
  • Dutch cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes World Champion Sprinter.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Song of Persia - Edwin Dale
  2. Spread Yo' Stuff - Ethel Waters Jazz Masters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1446
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1445
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1444

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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Videogames

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