It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

  • ManhandledManhandled
    directed by Allan Dwan
    starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman
  • The Signal TowerThe Signal Tower
    directed by Clarence Brown
    starring: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro
  • DestinyDestiny
    directed by Fritz Lang
    starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke
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Wish him/her happy birthday or anniversary

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 19 July 1924 ?


Holidays
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
  • Myanmar - Martyr's Day
  • Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
  • Roman festivals - Lucaria

Famous People born
Sybren Polet [Sijbe Minnema]: Dutch writer / poet (Mannekino)
Stanley K. Hathaway: American politician (d. 2005)
Pat Hingle: American actor (d. 2009)
Arthur Rankin: Jr., American writer, producer and director

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Alexis I. Rykov -- July 14, 1924 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Alexis I. Rykov -- July 14, 1924
  •  Science vol. 60 issue 1542 Science
    Science vol. 60 issue 1542
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Books

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

So Big by Edna Ferber

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 including Show Boat, Giant, Ice Palace, Saratoga Trunk, and Cimarron—So Big is a rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life at the turn of the 20th Century.

The Plastic Age by Percy Marks

The Plastic Age

by Percy Marks


This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick

The Little French Girl

by Anne Douglas Sedgwick


Blue Hard Cover Collectible Book with Gold lettering on the cover. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company

The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs

The Heirs Apparent

by Philip Gibbs


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Willy Knight Car  5 Passenger Touring (1924)Willy Knight Car 5 Passenger Touring (1924)
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