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Friday 19 December 1924

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Peter Prowtiny and Alberto Lupo. 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..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Janice Meredith

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marion Davies, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle

Country: United States

Romola

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell

Country: United States

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Greed

Directed by: Erich von Stroheim

Starring: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt

Country: United States

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The Cigarette Girl from Moscow

Directed by: Yuri Zhelyabuzhsky

Starring: Yuliya Solntseva, Igor Ilyinsky, Anna Dmokhovskaya

Country: United States

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Isn't Life Wonderful

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Carol Dempster, Neil Hamilton, Erville Alderson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Peter Prowtiny: English real estate developer / multi-millionaire.
  • Alberto Lupo: Italian theater and TV actor.
  • 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.
  • Carlo Chiti: Italian race car engineer (Born 1924).
  • Doug Harvey: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1989).
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Facts:
  • 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.

Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Somebody Loves Me - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
  2. Adoring You - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  3. I Want to Be Happy - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
  4. The Pal That I Loved (Stole the Gal That I Loved) - Vernon Dalhart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1564
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight F. Davis -- Dec. 15, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1563

Books

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

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 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

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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Videogames

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