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.
The Runaway, directed by Nick DeRuve, 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 16 July 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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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
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- It Had to be You - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Virginia (Don't Go Too Far) - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
- Oh Susanna - Wendell Hall & Shannon Quartet