Thursday 7 August 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Dorst and Kenneth Kendall.
Monsieur Beaucaire, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick 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 7 August 1924 ?
- Jean Dorst: French ornithologist, who in 1947 joined the staff of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.
- Kenneth Kendall: Indian-English journalist and actor (d. 2012).
- Camille Zeckwer: Composer, dies at 49.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians - Memory Lane
- Lazy - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Concert No. 2 in C Minor, Parts 1 & 2 - Sergei Rachmaninoff
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