Wednesday 12 November 1924


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Forbidden Paradise, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 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 30 days ?

Forbidden Paradise

Forbidden Paradise

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Adolphe Menjou, Rod La Rocque

Country: United States

He Who Gets Slapped

He Who Gets Slapped

Directed by: Victor Seastrom

Starring: Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert

Country: United States

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The Last Man on Earth

The Last Man on Earth

Directed by: J.G. Blystone

Starring: Earle Foxe, Grace Cunard, Gladys Tennyson

Country: United States

Hot Water

Hot Water

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States

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The Navigator

The Navigator

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1924 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Audouin Dollfus: French astronomer and aeronaut, a specialist in studies of the solar system and discoverer of Janus, a moon of Saturn.
  • Sam Jones: American bassist cellist and composer (d. 1981).
See other famous people born on 12 November
  • Yeshivah Slobodka opens a branch in Chevron

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. John Henry Blues - Fiddlin' John Carson

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ethel Barrymore -- Nov. 10, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1558


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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