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Sunday 17 September 1922

1922-09-17

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Manslaughter, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 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:
  • 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).
  • Naomi Datta: Geneticist.
  • Ursula Howells: London, England -- Actress (Girly, Murder is Announced).
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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.

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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

'If Winter Comes' is more than a mere novel, it is an epic poem of very great beauty. It will last long after most other literary products of this age have gone to an obscure and unlamented grave."

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Gentle Julia

By: Booth Tarkington

ILLUSTRATED BY C. ALLAN GILBERT and WORTH BREHM

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The Head of the House of Coombe

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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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."Notice:

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