Wednesday 20 December 1922


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Peg o' My Heart, directed by King Vidor, 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 30 days ?

Peg o' My Heart

Peg o' My Heart

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Mahlon Hamilton, Russell Simpson

Country: United States

A Blind Bargain

A Blind Bargain

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Raymond McKee, Virginia True Boardman

Country: United States

Omar the Tentmaker

Omar the Tentmaker

Directed by: James Young

Starring: Guy Bates Post, Virginia Brown Faire, Nigel De Brulier

Country: United States

Dr. Jack

Dr. Jack

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, John T. Prince

Country: United States

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The Toll of the Sea

The Toll of the Sea

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin

Starring: Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1922 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Charita Bauer: Newark, New Jersey -- Actress (Guiding Light, Aldrich Family).
  • George Hill: American director producer and screenwriter (d. 2002).
  • Beverly Pepper: American sculptor and painter.
  • Pierre Fougeyrollas: French philosopher, sociologist, anthropologist, and an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Paris VII.
  • Jean Mattéoli: French politician who was the Minister of Social Affairs (France) during the Raymond Barre administration from 1979 to 1981 and also served as president of the French Economic and Social Council from April 1987 and September 1999.
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  • 14 Republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)
  • Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Dixie Highway - Aileen Stanley
  2. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Peerless Quartet

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1459


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

"Why, mamma, he's my Very Ideal! I'd marry him tomorrow!" Mrs. Atwater paused in her darning, and let the stocking collapse flaccidly into the work-basket in her lap.

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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

Leopold is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public.

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