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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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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.
- Dinah Washington: American singer and pianist, who has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s".
- Hubert Thiriez: Loos lez Lille physician.
- Consuelo Velazquez: Mexican songwriter (d. 2005).
- Dinah Washington in Chicago: Illinois, USA; singer ("What a Difference a Day Makes").
- María Pradera: Spanish singer and actress.
- James W Wood: USAF / Astronaut (Dynasoar)
- German Republic day accepts Dawes plan
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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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