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Wednesday 1 October 1924

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Carter and William Rehnquist. The Slanderers, directed by Nat Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Slanderers

Directed by: Nat Ross

Starring: Johnnie Walker, Gladys Hulette, Billy Sullivan

Country: United States

The Red Lily

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier

Country: United States

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Captain Blood

Directed by: David Smith

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Jean Paige, Charlotte Merriam

Country: United States

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The Iron Horse

Directed by: Kevin Brownlow

Starring: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull

Country: United States

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jimmy Carter: American politician, 39th President of the U.S.
  • William Rehnquist: American jurist and the 16th Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, a position he held from 1986 until his death on September 3, 2005.
  • Bob Geigel: American wrestler and promoter (d. 2014).
  • Roger Williams: American pianist (d. 2011).
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Facts:
  • Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)
  • Paavo Nurmi runs world record 4 mile (19:15.4) and 5 mile (24:06.2)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1924 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Mandalay - Al Jolson
  2. There'll Be Some Changes Made - Marion Harris
  3. Sophie Tucker - Red-Hot Mama
  4. Down Home Blues - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1924?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Hiram Johnson -- Sep. 29, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1552
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leo H. Baekeland -- Sep. 22, 1924

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

So Big

By: Edna Ferber

"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and Algonquin Round Table mainstay Edna Ferber—who also penned other classics ...

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The Plastic Age

By: Percy Marks

When The Plastic Age became a controversial best seller, Marks got hundreds of letters applauding him for tearing the veil of hypocrisy from around the depravities of college life, berat­ing him for spoiling the game by publiciz­ing it, or seeking ...

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The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

TITLE: THE LITTLE FRENCH GIRL By ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK 1924 AUTHOR: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GROSSET & DUNLAP, NY 1924 EDITION: First Edition assumed for Grosset CATEGORY: Children, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue

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The Heirs Apparent

By: Philip Gibbs

tale of a youth, that is utterly impatient of the muddle of the world, & bitterly resentful that it is expected to set right the muddle of centuries

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