Saturday 24 June 1922


It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). The Dictator, directed by James Cruze, 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 Dictator

The Dictator

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Wallace Reid, Theodore Kosloff, Lila Lee

Country: United States

Mongaku mongaku shônin

Mongaku mongaku shônin

Directed by: Matsunosuke Onoe

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marguerite De La Motte, Harrison Ford

Country: United States

Eyes of the Mummy Ma

Eyes of the Mummy Ma

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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The Phantom Carriage

The Phantom Carriage

Directed by: Victor Sjstrm

Starring: Victor Sjstrm, Hilda Borgstrm, Tore Svennberg

Country: United States

Grandma's Boy

Grandma's Boy

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Townsend

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1922 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roy Elihu Travis: NYC, New York -- Composer (Passion of Dedipus).
  • Joseph Rabine: French Catholic prelate, the Bishop of Cahors (1973-1986) then Archbishop of Albi from 1986 until his death on 12 December 1988.
  • Jack Carter: American actor singer and director (d. 2015).
  • John Postgate: English microbiologist author and academic (d. 2014).
  • Tata Giacobetti: Italian singer who in 1940–41 founded a vocal quartet called Quartetto Egie, that changed line-up and name twice, becoming Quartetto Ritmo first and then Quartetto Cetra.
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Famous Deaths:
  • AFPA changes name to NFL, Chicago Staleys become Chicago Bears.
  • The American Professional Football Association formally changes its name to the National Football League.
  • Weimar Republic foreign minister Walter Rathenau is assassinated the murderers are captured July 17.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. High Brown Blues - Sophie Tucker
  2. Swanee River Moon - Prince's Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 55 issue 1434


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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