Tuesday August 12, 1924
US date format: 8/12/1924, UK date format: 12/8/1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1924). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and Derek Shackleton.
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..
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 12, 1924?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Carl Fenton & His Orchestra - What'll I Do?
- Cliff Edwards - It Had to be You
- Marion Harris - How Come You Do Me Like You Do?