Sunday 4 May 1924
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Aldersley and Serge Creuz.
White Shadows, directed by Graham Cutts, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Plastic Age by Percy Marks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1924 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Peter Aldersley: Actor / disc jockey.
- Serge Creuz: Dutch artist, painter, set decorator and theatrical writer whose popular posters are much in demand.
- 8th Olympic games open at Paris, France
- German Republic election: fascists and communists win.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1924 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Al Jolson - California, Here I Come!
- You're in Kentucky Sure as You're Born - Jan Garber & His Orchestra
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