Tuesday 16 September 1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lauren Bacall and Raoul Coutard.
Michael, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, 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 September 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1924 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Lauren Bacall: American actress, a star for over a half century.
- Raoul Coutard: French cinematographer most often associated with the Nouvelle Vague period and particularly for his work with director Jean-Luc Godard.
- Paddy Stone: Winnipeg, Manitoba -- Choreographer (Piccadilly Palace).
- Lauren Bacall in Staten Island: New York, USA; actress (Dark Passage, Key Largo).
- Cardinal Jim Bottomley bats in 12 RBIs in 1 game
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Coon-Sanders Orchestra - Night Hawk Blues
- Mandalay - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- June Night - Ted Lewis & His Band