Sunday 24 August 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
The Hoodlum, directed by Sidney A. Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1919 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer]: Swiss / Dutch songwriter / singer.
- Nils Viggo Bentzon: Composer.
- Benny More: Cuban singer.
- Enrique Llanes: Mexican professional wrestler (d. 2004).
- Drs P: Swiss-Dutch singer-songwriter and poet (d. 2015).
- Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh My Dear! - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- Mammy O' Mine - Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra
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