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Thursday 16 November 1922

US date format: 11/16/1922, UK date format: 16/11/1922

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 16, 1922). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include José Saramago and Salvatore Giuliano. Down to the Sea in Ships, directed by Elmer Clifton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
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Down to the Sea in Ships

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott, Clara Bow

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Maurice de Féraudy, Félix Oudart, Jean Forest, Marguerite Carré

Country: United States

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Tess of the Storm Country

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes, Gloria Hope, David Torrence

Country: United States

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Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Alfred Abel, Frida Richard, Aud Egede-Nissen, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Country: United States

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Oliver Twist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

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Historical Events

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  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • José Saramago: Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • Salvatore Giuliano: Italian bandit chief, one of the most romantic figures of the 20th century, a strikingly handsome mixture of Robin Hood and Pancho Villa, living with his band in a mountain hideout.
  • Royal Dano: NYC, New York -- Actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II).
  • Jose Saramago: Portuguese novelist, Nobel laureate (d. 2010).
  • Eduardo Mora Valverde: Costa Rican economist, politician and leader of the Costa Rican left, brother of Manuel Mora main Costa Rican Communist Party leader and father of Patricia Mora, current president of the Broad Front Party and deputy of the 2014-2018 period.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Max Abraham: Polish-German physicist and academic (d. 1922).
  • Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite
  • Turkish kalief / Sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help

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Planetary positions on November 16, 1922 - Geocentric view

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Georgette - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Three O'clock in the Morning - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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