Tuesday 16 September 1924


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Slanderers, directed by Nat Ross, 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 ?

The Slanderers

The Slanderers

Directed by: Nat Ross

Starring: Johnnie Walker, Gladys Hulette, Billy Sullivan

Country: United States

The Red Lily

The Red Lily

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier

Country: United States

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Captain Blood

Captain Blood

Directed by: David Smith

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

Country: United States

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The Iron Horse

The Iron Horse

Directed by: Kevin Brownlow

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

Country: United States

Monsieur Beaucaire

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1924 ?

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lauren Bacall in Staten Island: New York, USA; actress (Dark Passage, Key Largo).
  • Lauren Bacall: American actress, a star for over a half century.
  • Raoul Coutard: French cinematographer most often associated with the Nouvelle Vague period and particularly for his work with director Jean-Luc Godard.
  • Paddy Stone: Winnipeg, Manitoba -- Choreographer (Piccadilly Palace).
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  • Cardinal Jim Bottomley bats in 12 RBIs in 1 game

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. She's Everybody's Sweetheart - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Memory Lane - Paul Specht & His Orchestra
  3. Shine - California Ramblers

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Appointed permanent Agent General of Reparations under the Experts' Plan
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1550


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

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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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