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Sunday 24 December 1922, Christmas Eve

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zé Carreiro and Ava Gardner. 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 24 December 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • 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.
  • Job Roos: Netherlands sport Champion.
See other famous people born on 24 December
Facts:
  • BBC sends first British radio play "Truth about Father Christmas".
  • London Coloseum opens.

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

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 By Frances Hodgson Burnett

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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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