Wednesday 16 July 1924
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bess Myerson in New York City and James Greenfield.
Manhandled, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while So Big by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1924 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Bess Myerson in New York City: New York, USA; Miss America (1945).
- James Greenfield: American newspaper executive and government official.
- Bess Myerson: American model actress and politician Miss America 1945 (d. 2014).
- Conference over German recovery payments begins in London
- New York Giants George Kelly is 1st to hit HRs in 6 cons games
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I Wonder Who's Dancing with You Tonight? - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
- Does the Spearment Lose Its Flavor On The Bedpost Overnight? - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
- What'll I Do? - Henry Burr & Marcia Freer
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