Tuesday 1 July 1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Curtis Harris and Antoni Ramallets.
Destiny, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 July 1924 ?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Curtis Harris: Civil Rights Leader.
- Antoni Ramallets: Spanish footballer and manager (d. 2013).
- Florence Stanley: American actress and director (d. 2003).
- Light Brigade forms
- Through regular transcontinental airmail service forms, NYC-SF
- Regular transcontinental airmail service established, New York City to San Francisco.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Why Did I Kiss That Girl? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- It Looks Like Rain - Wendell Hall
- California, Here I Come - California Ramblers
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