Thursday 28 August 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peggy Ryan in Long Beach and Vilayat Khan.
The Iron Horse, directed by Kevin Brownlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1924 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Peggy Ryan in Long Beach: California, USA; actress (Jenny - Hawaii Five-O).
- Vilayat Khan: Composer.
- Richard Sorenson: American military, United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor during World War II for his heroism during the Marine landing on Kwajalein Atoll on the night of 1 February 1944.
- Janet Frame: New Zealand -- Novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry).
- Tony MacGibbon: New Zealand cricketer and engineer (d. 2010).
- Peggy Ryan: American actress and dancer (d. 2004)
- Zalman Schachter-Shalomi: Ukrainian-American rabbi and author (d. 2014)
- The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
- Georgia rises against the Soviet Union in an abortive rebellion, in which several thousands die.
- The Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.
- The 8-hour work day is introduced in Belgium.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- San - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Don't Mind the Rain - Blossom Seeley
- Forget-Me-Not (Means Remember Me) - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
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