Sunday 17 September 1922


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
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 months ?



Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Thomas Meighan, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Lewis Stone, Alice Terry, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Monte Cristo

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

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

Blood and Sand

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Rosa Rosanova, Leo White, Rosita Marstini

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1922 ?

  • 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).
See other famous people born on 17 September
  • 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


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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