Friday 8 December 1922
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lucian Freud and Simon Hantaï.
The Making of a Man, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 December 1922
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1922 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Lucian Freud: German-English painter and illustrator (d. 2011).
- Simon Hantaï
- Christiane Piot Vasse
- Joaquin Vargas Gene: Costa Rican journalist who also served as a teacher, lawyer, farmer and public servant.
- John B McKay: US test pilot (X-15).
- Jean Ritchie: American singer-songwriter (d. 2015).
- Christiane Vasse: French parapsychologist who, as a charter member of the Parapsychology Association, held an interest in clairvoyance and the physiology of mediumship.
- John B: (Jack) McKay US test pilot (X-15).
- Marius Eriksen: Norwegian skier, fighter pilot, model and actor.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1922 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Say it While Dancing - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Good Mornin' - Nora Bayes