Thursday 17 April 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Sergeant and Kenneth Jones.
Safe and Sane, directed by Harold Beaudine, 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 17 April 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1924 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Patrick Sergeant: founder (Euromoney Publications).
- Kenneth Jones: Australian public servant.
- Donald Richie: American-Japanese author and critic (d. 2013).
- Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1924 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Someone Loves You After All - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Shanghai Lullaby - Art Kahn & His Orchestra
- A Smile Will Go a Long, Long Way - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
- Twelve O'Clock at Night - Ted Lewis & His Band