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Wednesday 23 August 1922

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brian Young and Jack Boddy. The Three Must-Get-Theres, directed by Max Linder, 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 ?

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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The Woman from Nowhere

Directed by: Louis Delluc

Starring: ve Francis, Gine Avril, Nomi Seize

Country: United States

Rok 1863

Directed by: Edward Puchalski

Starring: Ryszard Sobiszewski, Stanislawa Chrzanowska, Maria Hryniewicz

Country: United States

The Dictator

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Wallace Reid, Theodore Kosloff, Lila Lee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • Brian Young: Chairman (Christian Aid).
  • Jack Boddy: British trade union leader.
  • Pierre Gauvreau: French Canadian painter, television writer and producer.
  • Roland Dumas: French politician, a Minister of Foregin Affairs under President Mitterrand, from 1984-1986 and again from 1988 to 1993.
  • Nazik Al-Malaika: Iraqi poet and academic (d. 2007).
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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1442
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1441
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1440

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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