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Saturday 16 December 1922

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Chany and Betty Collins. Peg o' My Heart, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922 while Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Down to the Sea in Ships

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott

Country: United States

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Tess of the Storm Country

Directed by: John Robertson

Starring: Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes, Gloria Hope

Country: United States

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Shadows

Directed by: Tom Forman

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Chany: French cycling journalist, who covered the Tour de France 49 times and was for a long time the main cycling writer for the daily newspaper, L'Équipe.
  • Betty Collins: American astrologer practicing in California in the '80s.
  • William Duncan: Scottish businessman, a company executive for Imperial Chemical Industry, I.C.
  • Cy Leslie: American record producer founded Pickwick Records (d. 2008).
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Facts:
  • Mutual Association of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs formally organizes.
  • President of Poland Gabriel Narutowicz is assassinated by Eligiusz Niewiadomski at the Zacheta Gallery in Warsaw.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Peerless Quartet
  2. The Dixie Highway - Aileen Stanley

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1459
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1458
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1457

Books

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

Simon Called Peter

By: Robert Keable

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide.

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Gentle Julia

By: Booth Tarkington

Although the title character, Julia, is a sweet and pretty girl with dozens of admirers, it is her young cousin Florence who really steals the show with her tart observations and complicated schemes.

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The Head of the House of Coombe

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Head of the House of Coombe is a 1922 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The Head of the House of Coombe follows the relationships between a group of pre–World War One English nobles and commoners.

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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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