Sunday 24 August 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer] and Nils Viggo Bentzon.
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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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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
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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?