Tuesday 19 September 1922
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emil Zátopek and Pierre Magnan.
Jack and the Beanstalk, directed by Gary J. Tunnicliffe, 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 19 September 1922
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Which were the important events of 19 September 1922 ?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Emil Zátopek: Czech long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.
- Pierre Magnan
- Dana Zatopek: Czechoslovakia -- Javelin thrower (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Emil Zatopek: Czechoslovakia -- 5K / 10K / marathon (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Catherine Mary Hall: Nurse.
- Damon Knight: American author and critic (d. 2002).
- Joachim Steffen: German politician, journalist and cabaret entertainer.
- Damon [Francis] Knight: United States -- Sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1922 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Hot Lips - Cotton Pickers
- Sunshine Alley - Ted Lewis & His Band
- I'm Just Wild About Harry - Vaughn De Leath