Saturday 12 August 1922
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lord Colinbrook and Roy Hurley.
Blood and Sand, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1922 ?
- Lord Colinbrook: British government minister.
- Roy Hurley: American athlete, he played pro basketball in 1946-47.
- Fulton MacKay: Scottish actor and playwright, best known for his role as prison officer Mr.
- Jack Rocker: American athlete, he played pro basketball in 1947.
- Jorgen Roos: Danish film director, nationally acknowledged for his work.
- Arthur Griffith: Irish journalist and politician 3rd President of Dáil Éireann (d. 1922).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1922 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I Love Her-She Loves Me (I'm Her He-She's My She) - Eddie Cantor
- Romany Love - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
- John McCormack - Somewhere
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