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Saturday 23 December 1922

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ian Powell Bancroft and Micheline Ostermeyer. 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..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Peg o' My Heart

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Mahlon Hamilton, Russell Simpson

Country: United States

A Blind Bargain

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Raymond McKee, Virginia True Boardman

Country: United States

Omar the Tentmaker

Directed by: James Young

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

Country: United States

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

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin

Starring: Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Facts:
  • Pope Pius XI pleas for peace: encyclical Ubi arcano.
  • BBC Radio begins daily newscasts.

Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1460
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1459
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1458

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

Superciliousness is not safe after all, because a person who forms the habit of wearing it may some day find his lower lip grown permanently projected beyond the upper, so that he can't get it back, and must go through ...

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The Head of the House of Coombe

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1922 Original Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes company Subjects: England Juvenile Fiction / General Juvenile Fiction / Family / General Juvenile Fiction / People

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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."

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