Tuesday 12 August 1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Derek Shackleton and Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.
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..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 12 August 1924 ?
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
What'll I Do? - Lewis James
What'll I Do? - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1924?
- Time: American General John J. Pershing today and Inset: during World War I
- Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1545
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Marie -- Aug. 4, 1924
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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
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.
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
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
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 12 August 1924 is such a special date for you!