Thursday 17 April 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Sherlock Jr., directed by Buster Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1924 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Kenneth Jones: Australian public servant.
- Donald Richie: American-Japanese author and critic (d. 2013).
- Patrick Sergeant: founder (Euromoney Publications).
- Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1924 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- When It's Night Time in Italy - Lew Holtz & His Orchestra
- Roamin' To Wyomin' - California Ramblers
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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