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Monday 28 August 1922

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Monte Cristo, directed by Emmett J. Flynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922 while Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Monte Cristo

Directed by: Emmett J. Flynn

Starring: John Gilbert, Estelle Taylor, Robert McKim

Country: United States

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The Three Must-Get-Theres

Directed by: Max Linder

Starring: Max Linder, Bull Montana, Frank Cooke

Country: United States

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Blood and Sand

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Rosa Rosanova, Leo White, Rosita Marstini

Country: United States

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Eyes of the Mummy Ma

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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Grandma's Boy

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Townsend

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1922 ?

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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  • 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4
  • Albert von Tilzer and Neville Fleesons musical premieres in New York City
  • WEAF in NYC airs 1st radio coml (Queensboro Realty-$100 for 10 mins)
  • Japan agrees to withdraw its troops from Siberia.
  • Hyperinflation in Germany has seen the value of the Papiermark against the dollar rise to 1,000.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1922 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean - Furman & Nash
  2. Coo Coo - Al Jolson
  3. Stumbling - Frank Crumit
  4. Parade of the Wooden Soldiers - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1443
  • Science: Science vol. 56 issue 1442
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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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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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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