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Saturday 16 August 1924

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1924). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fess Parker and Inez Voyce. The Iron Horse, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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What the sky looked like on 16 August 1924

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Movies

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

The Iron Horse

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick

Country: United States

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Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson, Doris Kenyon

Country: United States

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The Runaway

Directed by: Nick DeRuve

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The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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American Manners

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Richard Talmadge, Mark Fenton, Lee Shumway, Helen Lynch

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63)
  • Conference about German recovery payments opens in London
  • Dutch-Turkish peace treaty signed
  • The Dawes Plan is accepted.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 1924 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. How Come You Do Me Like You Do? - Marion Harris
  2. It Had to be You - Cliff Edwards
  3. What'll I Do? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra

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