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Saturday 26 April 1924

1924-04-26

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Sherlock Jr., directed by Buster Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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Girl Shy

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels

Country: United States

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Il figlio di Madame Sans Gêne

Directed by: Baldassare Negroni

Starring: Hesperia, Carlo Troisi, Enrico Scatizzi

Country: United States

Beau Brummel

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis

Country: United States

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The Thief of Bagdad

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

From Sparks: Flames (1924 TV Series)

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • H Browning Ross: American long-distance running Olympian (d. 1998).
  • Russell Nype in Zion: Illinois, USA; singer/actor (Burton Farley - Dorothy).
  • Jack Schwarz: Dutch-American psychic healer and yoga teacher who performed a stage act to demonstrate control by piercing his arms and cheeks with skewers sustaining no physical injury.
  • Jacques Monfrin: French philologist, text editor, and historian who died in Paris on 11 December 1998.
  • Browning Ross: American runner and soldier (d. 1998).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Harry Grindell Matthews demonstrates his quotdeath rayquot in London but fails to convince the British War Office.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. You're in Kentucky Sure as You're Born - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  2. I'm Goin' South - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  3. Learn to Do the Strut - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 59 issue 1530
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Herbert Hoover -- Apr. 21, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 59 issue 1529

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

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

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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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