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 Yves Bergougnan and Tristan Jones.
April Fool, directed by Ralph Ceder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 May 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1924 ?
- 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
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Yves Bergougnan: France sport Champion.
- Tristan Jones: Sailor.
- S Vithiananthan: Sri Lankan author and academic (d. 1989).
- A Watson: American mechanic (d. 2014).
- Lev N Lunts: Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23.
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Steppin' Out - Al Jolson
- I'm Goin' South - Al Jolson
- One I Love Belongs to Someone Else - Al Jolson