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Thursday 8 May 1924

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tristan Jones and Yves Bergougnan. The Chechahcos, directed by Lewis H. Moomaw, 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.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

From Sparks: Flames (1924 TV Series)

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

Movies

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

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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Girl Shy

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels

Country: United States

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Beau Brummel

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis

Country: United States

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The Thief of Bagdad

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards

Country: United States

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America

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Neil Hamilton, Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lev N Lunts: Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23.
Facts:
  • Workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against third wage cut.
  • Memel territories given to Lithuania.
  • the Klaipeda Convention is signed formally incorporating Klaipeda Region (Memel Territory) into Lithuania.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1924 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Al Jolson - California, Here I Come!
  2. You're in Kentucky Sure as You're Born - Jan Garber & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1924?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William E. Borah -- May 5, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 59 issue 1531
  • Time: Italian Ambassador to the U.S.

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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So Big

By: Edna Ferber

"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and Algonquin Round Table mainstay Edna Ferber—who also penned other classics ...

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