Friday 27 October 1922
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include George Young and Ruby Dee.
Oliver Twist, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
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- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- George Young: Soccer star.
- Ruby Dee: American actress on Broadway, in films and on TV.
- Michel Galabru: French stage and film actor, who appeared in over 200 movies and worked with such renowned directors as Bertrand Blier, Costa-Gavras, Luc Besson (for Subway), and Jean-Luc Godard.
- Del Rice: American baseball player, a right-handed catcher who played with the St. Louis Cardinals (1945-1955, 1960), Milwaukee Braves (1955-1959), Chicago Cubs (1960), Baltimore Orioles (1960), and the Los Angeles Angels (1961).
- Poul Bundgaard: Danish actor and singer (d. 1998).
- Ralph Kiner: home run hitter (Pittsburgh Pirates)/sportscaster (New York Mets).
- 1st commemoration of Navy Day
- Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws
- A referendum in Rhodesia rejects the country's annexation to the South African Union.
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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
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