Sunday 24 December 1922


It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 24 December 1922 ?

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Job Roos: Netherlands sport Champion.
  • Zé Carreiro: Brazilian singer, a pioneer of the sertanejo/caipira style.
  • Ava Gardner: American actress, onscreen from 1941 in a career of more than 60 movies.
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  • BBC sends first British radio play "Truth about Father Christmas".
  • London Coloseum opens.

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Music Charts

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

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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 1460


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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