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Tuesday 5 August 1924

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Geraldine Stutz and Eddie Yuhas. Monsieur Beaucaire, directed by Sidney Olcott, 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 ?

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Manhandled

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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The Signal Tower

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro

Country: United States

Destiny

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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Koi no torimono

Directed by: Zanmu Kako

Starring: Shirogoro Sawamura

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • Geraldine Stutz: American business executive, the president and owner of Henri Bendel, an elegant Manhattan women's specialty store.
  • Eddie Yuhas: American baseball player, a pitcher, he made his professional league debut with the St. Louis Cardinals on April 17, 1952.
  • Michel Garbay: Carcassonne physician.
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Facts:
  • 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
  • Time: William Sproule, President of the Southern Pacific Railroad.

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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