Wednesday 24 May 1922
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sadao Bekku and Pierre Daix.
Grandma's Boy, directed by Fred Newmeyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1922 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Sadao Bekku: composer.
- Pierre Daix: French journalist and writer, a friend and biographer of Pablo Picasso.
- Ferruccio De Ceresa: Italian theatre, film, radio and television actor, who died in Rome on 17 April 1993.
- Jean Carlier: Pont du Chateau Journalist.
- Russian-Italian trade agreement signed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1922 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- On the Alamo - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
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