Friday 19 December 1924
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Janice Meredith, directed by E. Mason Hopper, 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 ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1924 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Michel Tournier: French writer, Tournier is a prolific writer and he is considered as one of the most prominent French writers of the last third of the 20th century.
- Peter Prowtiny: English real estate developer / multi-millionaire.
- Carlo Chiti: Italian race car engineer (Born 1924).
- Doug Harvey: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1989).
- Gary Morton: American film and television producer (Born 1924).
- Edmund Purdom: England, United Kingdom -- Actor (Asissi Underground, Pieces)
- Alberto Lupo: Italian theater and TV actor. He married actress Lyla Rocco in 1964. Lupo collapsed with a brain stricture due to a tumor 16 November 1977 after which he never fully recovered.
- The last Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost is sold in London, England.
- German serial killer Fritz Haarmann is sentenced to death for a series of murders.
- An air crash at Croydon Air Field in London kills 8.
- Albania becomes a republic.
- A flash fire at a Christmas celebration in a one-room schoolhouse in Babbs, Oklahoma kills 36 people, mostly small children.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1924 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I Want to Be Happy - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
- The Pal That I Loved (Stole the Gal That I Loved) - Vernon Dalhart
- Somebody Loves Me - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
- Adoring You - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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