Wednesday 20 August 1924


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Monsieur Beaucaire, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Monsieur Beaucaire

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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The Signal Tower

The Signal Tower

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro

Country: United States



Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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Koi no torimono

Koi no torimono

Directed by: Zanmu Kako

Starring: Shirogoro Sawamura

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1924 ?

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Prier Wintle: British musician and astrologer who lived for 20 years in New Zealand, then in South Africa, a regular contributor to the magazine Considerations.
  • Jim Reeves: US country singer / actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim).
  • George Zuverink: American baseball player (d. 2014).
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. How Come You Do Me Like You Do? - Marion Harris
  2. It Had to be You - Cliff Edwards
  3. What'll I Do? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ramsay MacDonald -- Aug. 18, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1546


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

So Big by Edna Ferber

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

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

The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

We sell Rare, out-of-print, uncommon, & used BOOKS, PRINTS, MAPS, DOCUMENTS, AND EPHEMERA. We do not sell ebooks, print on demand, or other reproduced materials. Each item you see here is individually described and imaged.

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The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs

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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