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Wednesday 20 August 1924

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jim Reeves and Prier Wintle. 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..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Manhandled

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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The Signal Tower

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro

Country: United States

Destiny

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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Koi no torimono

Directed by: Zanmu Kako

Starring: Shirogoro Sawamura

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • Jim Reeves: US country singer / actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim).
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Time: American General John J. Pershing today and Inset: during World War I

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

When The Plastic Age became a controversial best seller, Marks got hundreds of letters applauding him for tearing the veil of hypocrisy from around the depravities of college life, berat­ing him for spoiling the game by publiciz­ing it, or seeking ...

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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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