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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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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Music Charts

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

 Science vol. 60 issue 1542
Science vol. 60 issue 1542

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Alexis I. Rykov -- July 14, 1924
TIME Magazine Cover: Alexis I. Rykov -- July 14, 1924
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Books

So Big - Edna Ferber

So Big - Edna Ferber

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Books

The Plastic Age - Percy Marks

The Plastic Age - Percy Marks

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Books

The Little French Girl - Anne Douglas Sedgwick

The Little French Girl - Anne Douglas Sedgwick

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Books

The Heirs Apparent - Philip Gibbs

The Heirs Apparent - Philip Gibbs

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Old Journal Ads

Chenard Walcker Limousine (1924)Chenard Walcker Limousine (1924)
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Old Journal Ads

Campbells Tomato Soup Brings Sunshine To Meal (1924)Campbells Tomato Soup Brings Sunshine To Meal (1924)
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Old Journal Ads

Hudson Car  The Coach / Closed Car Comfort (1924)Hudson Car The Coach / Closed Car Comfort (1924)
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