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Friday 27 October 1922

1922-10-27

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Oliver Twist, directed by Frank Lloyd, 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 30 days ?

Oliver Twist

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Jackie Coogan, James A. Marcus, Aggie Herring

Country: United States

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Wallace Beery, Sam De Grasse, Enid Bennett

Country: United States

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One Exciting Night

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Carol Dempster, Henry Hull, Porter Strong

Country: United States

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Lorna Doone

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Madge Bellamy, Mae Giraci, John Bowers

Country: United States

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The Power of Love

Directed by: Nat G. Deverich

Starring: Elliot Sparling, Barbara Bedford, Noah Beery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ruby Dee: American actress on Broadway, in films and on TV.
  • Michel Galabru: French stage and film actor, who appeared in over 200 movies and worked with such renowned directors as Bertrand Blier, Costa-Gavras, Luc Besson (for Subway), and Jean-Luc Godard.
  • Del Rice: American baseball player, a right-handed catcher who played with the St. Louis Cardinals (1945-1955, 1960), Milwaukee Braves (1955-1959), Chicago Cubs (1960), Baltimore Orioles (1960), and the Los Angeles Angels (1961).
  • Poul Bundgaard: Danish actor and singer (d. 1998).
  • Ralph Kiner: home run hitter (Pittsburgh Pirates)/sportscaster (New York Mets).
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Facts:
  • 1st commemoration of Navy Day
  • Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws
  • A referendum in Rhodesia rejects the country's annexation to the South African Union.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Just Wild About Harry - Marion Harris
  2. My Rambler Rose - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1452
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1451
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1450

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

If Winter Comes

By: A.S.M. Hutchinson

'If Winter Comes' is more than a mere novel, it is an epic poem of very great beauty. It will last long after most other literary products of this age have gone to an obscure and unlamented grave."

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Gentle Julia

By: Booth Tarkington

ILLUSTRATED BY C. ALLAN GILBERT and WORTH BREHM

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The Head of the House of Coombe

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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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."Notice:

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