It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to California, Here I Come! by Al Jolson.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in July 1924 ?
- Sherlock Jr.
directed by Buster Keaton
starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton
directed by Erich von Stroheim
starring: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt
directed by Fritz Lang
starring: Paul Richter, Margarete Schn, Theodor Loos
- The Last Laugh
directed by F.W. Murnau
starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller
- The Thief of Bagdad
directed by Raoul Walsh
starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards
Which were the important events of Saturday, 19 July 1924 ?
Famous People born
Sybren Polet [Sijbe Minnema]
- 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
: Dutch writer / poet (Mannekino)
So Big - Edna Ferber
The Plastic Age - Percy Marks
The Little French Girl - Anne Douglas Sedgwick
The Heirs Apparent - Philip Gibbs
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1924 ?
Science vol. 60 issue 1542
TIME Magazine Cover: Alexis I. Rykov -- July 14, 1924
Colgate & Companys Colgates Rapid-Shave Cream Rise And Fall Of The Goatee (1924)
Mellins Food Baby Food A Milk Modifier (1924)
Mazola Oil Color (1924)
Tell the world why Saturday, 19 July 1924 is such a special date for you!