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Friday 17 October 1924

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Giacomo Mari and Don Coryell. The Navigator, directed by Donald Crisp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Navigator

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom

Country: United States

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Helen's Babies

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter

Country: United States

The Slanderers

Directed by: Nat Ross

Starring: Johnnie Walker, Gladys Hulette, Billy Sullivan

Country: United States

The Red Lily

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier

Country: United States

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Captain Blood

Directed by: David Smith

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Hinky Dinky Parley Voo - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
  2. Van & Schenck - I Wonder What's Become of Sally
  3. Pale Moon - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1555
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Glenn H. Curtiss -- Oct. 13, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1554

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

So Big

By: Edna Ferber

"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and Algonquin Round Table mainstay Edna Ferber—who also penned other classics ...

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The Plastic Age

By: Percy Marks

When The Plastic Age became a controversial best seller, Marks got hundreds of letters applauding him for tearing the veil of hypocrisy from around the depravities of college life, berat­ing him for spoiling the game by publiciz­ing it, or seeking ...

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The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

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

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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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