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Saturday 30 August 1924

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Geoffrey Beene and Rene Bon. 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..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Iron Horse

Directed by: Kevin Brownlow

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

Country: United States

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Manhandled

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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The Signal Tower

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro

Country: United States

Destiny

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Geoffrey Beene: American fashion designer (d. 2004).
  • Rene Bon: French dancer, teacher and ballet master, a member of the Paris Opera Comique from 1940.
  • Keith Carter: American Olympic athlete, a swimmer, he won a silver medal for the 200m breaststroke at the 1948 Olympics.
  • Kenny Dorham: American singer-songwriter and trumpet player (d. 1972).
  • Lajos Kisfaludy: Hungarian chemist and engineer (d. 1988).
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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. There's Yes! Yes! in Your Eyes - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. Spain - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  3. Indiana Moon - John McCormack

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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
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1547

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

When The Plastic Age became a controversial best seller, Marks got hundreds of letters applauding him for tearing the veil of hypocrisy from around the depravities of college life, berat­ing him for spoiling the game by publiciz­ing it, or seeking ...

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The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

TITLE: THE LITTLE FRENCH GIRL By ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK 1924 AUTHOR: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GROSSET & DUNLAP, NY 1924 EDITION: First Edition assumed for Grosset CATEGORY: Children, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue

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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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