Thursday 17 January 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln, directed by Philip Rosen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while So Big by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1924.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 January 1924 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
From Sparks: Flames (1924 TV Series)
Which were the important events of 17 January 1924 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
I Love You - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
Old-Fashioned Love - Frank Crumit
Rememb'ring - Paul Ash & His Granada Orchestra
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1924?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bishop Lawrence -- Jan. 14, 1924
- Science: Science vol. 59 issue 1515
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William G. McAdoo -- Jan. 7, 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
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