Wednesday 23 August 1922


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). The Three Must-Get-Theres, directed by Max Linder, 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 ?

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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The Woman from Nowhere

The Woman from Nowhere

Directed by: Louis Delluc

Starring: ve Francis, Gine Avril, Nomi Seize

Country: United States

Rok 1863

Rok 1863

Directed by: Edward Puchalski

Starring: Ryszard Sobiszewski, Stanislawa Chrzanowska, Maria Hryniewicz

Country: United States

The Dictator

The Dictator

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Wallace Reid, Theodore Kosloff, Lila Lee

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1922 ?

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roland Dumas: French politician, a Minister of Foregin Affairs under President Mitterrand, from 1984-1986 and again from 1988 to 1993.
  • Brian Young: Chairman (Christian Aid).
  • Jack Boddy: British trade union leader.
  • Nazik Al-Malaika: Iraqi poet and academic (d. 2007).
  • Jean Darling: American actress and singer (d. 2015).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Stumbling - Billy Murray

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1442


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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