Monday 11 August 1924
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arlene Dahl in Minneapolis and Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.
The Iron Horse, directed by John Ford, 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 11 August 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 August 1924 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Arlene Dahl in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; actress/TV panelist (Ambush).
- Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq: Pakistan military leader, sixth President of Pakistan from 1978 until his death in 1988, having declared martial law for the third time in the country's history in 1977.
- 1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken
- US presidential candidates make 1st film for bio-scoop news
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- How Come You Do Me Like You Do? - Marion Harris
- It Had to be You - Cliff Edwards
- What'll I Do? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra