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Tuesday 15 April 1924

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Grigg and Neville Marriner in Lincoln. Sherlock Jr., directed by Buster Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924 while A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood 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 15 April 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • WHO-AM in Des Moines Iowa begins radio transmissions
  • Flemish-Walloon riots in Louvain, Belgium; one dead.
  • Rand McNally publishes its first road atlas, in the USA.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Roamin' To Wyomin' - California Ramblers
  2. When It's Night Time in Italy - Lew Holtz & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George F. Baker -- Apr. 14, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 59 issue 1528
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King George V -- Apr. 7, 1924

Books

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

A Gentleman of Courage

By: James Oliver Curwood

A novel of love and adventure in a French-Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890s.

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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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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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