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.
Lorna Doone, directed by Maurice Tourneur, 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 17 October 1922
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1922 ?
- 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
- Louis Benjamin: Showman.
- Luiz Bonfa: Brazilian composer (d. 2001).
- Luiz Bonfá: Brazilian guitarist and composer (d. 2001).
- Pierre Juneau: Canadian broadcaster and politician co-founded the Montreal World Film Festival (d. 2012).
- Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1922 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I'm Just Wild About Harry - Marion Harris
- My Rambler Rose - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra