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.
Sherlock Jr., directed by Buster Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood 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 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
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1924 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Roamin' To Wyomin' - California Ramblers
- When It's Night Time in Italy - Lew Holtz & His Orchestra
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