Friday 24 October 1924


It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Hot Water, directed by Fred Newmeyer, 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 ?

Hot Water

Hot Water

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States

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The Navigator

The Navigator

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom

Country: United States

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Helen's Babies

Helen's Babies

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter

Country: United States

The Slanderers

The Slanderers

Directed by: Nat Ross

Starring: Johnnie Walker, Gladys Hulette, Billy Sullivan

Country: United States

The Red Lily

The Red Lily

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1924 ?

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
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  • Christian General Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing
  • Nobel prize for fysiologie / medicine awarded to W Einthoven
  • Dixie Dean scores a hat-trick for Tranmere Rovers to become the youngest ever player to score three goals for The Superwhites.
  • The British Foreign Office publishes the Zinoviev Letter.
  • British authorities in India arrest Subhas Chandra Bose and jail him for the next 2½ years.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Al Jolson - I Wonder What's Become of Sally?
  2. Rhapsody in Blue, Parts 1 & 2 - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra with George Gershwin
  3. Driftwood - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  4. The Little Old Clock on the Mantel - Russo & Fiorito's Oriole Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1556
  • Time: Attorney-General Sir Patrick


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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