Friday 29 August 1924


It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). 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..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

The Iron Horse

The Iron Horse

Directed by: Kevin Brownlow

Starring: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull

Country: United States

Monsieur Beaucaire

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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The Signal Tower

The Signal Tower

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro

Country: United States



Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1924 ?

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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  • German Republic day accepts Dawes plan

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. San - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Don't Mind the Rain - Blossom Seeley
  3. Forget-Me-Not (Means Remember Me) - Benson Orchestra of Chicago

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1548
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Edith Cummings -- Aug. 25, 1924


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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