Tuesday 5 August 1924


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Monsieur Beaucaire, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

Monsieur Beaucaire

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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The Signal Tower

The Signal Tower

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro

Country: United States



Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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Koi no torimono

Koi no torimono

Directed by: Zanmu Kako

Starring: Shirogoro Sawamura

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1924 ?

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eddie Yuhas: American baseball player, a pitcher, he made his professional league debut with the St. Louis Cardinals on April 17, 1952.
  • Geraldine Stutz: American business executive, the president and owner of Henri Bendel, an elegant Manhattan women's specialty store.
  • Michel Garbay: Carcassonne physician.
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  • Comic strip Little Orphan Annie, by Harold Gray, debuts

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians - Memory Lane
  2. Lazy - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  3. Concert No. 2 in C Minor, Parts 1 & 2 - Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Marie -- Aug. 4, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1544


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

So Big by Edna Ferber

So Big

By: Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life at the turn of the twentieth century—now available in a limited Olive Edition.“A

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The Plastic Age by Percy Marks

The Plastic Age

By: Percy Marks

The Plastic Age is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Percy Marks is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick

The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

We sell Rare, out-of-print, uncommon, & used BOOKS, PRINTS, MAPS, DOCUMENTS, AND EPHEMERA. We do not sell ebooks, print on demand, or other reproduced materials. Each item you see here is individually described and imaged.

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The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs

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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