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Tuesday 17 October 1922

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Benjamin and Luiz Bonfa. Robin Hood, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922 while Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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Manslaughter

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Thomas Meighan, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Lewis Stone, Alice Terry, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1922 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London

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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. My Honey's Lovin' Arms - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  2. Dancing Fool - Club Royal Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1450
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1449
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1448

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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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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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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