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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
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

From Sparks: Flames (1924 TV Series)

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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Girl Shy

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels

Country: United States

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Il figlio di Madame Sans Gêne

Directed by: Baldassare Negroni

Starring: Hesperia, Carlo Troisi, Enrico Scatizzi

Country: United States

Beau Brummel

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis

Country: United States

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The Thief of Bagdad

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Facts:
  • Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1924 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Roamin' To Wyomin' - California Ramblers
  2. When It's Night Time in Italy - Lew Holtz & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1924?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George F. Baker -- Apr. 14, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 59 issue 1528
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King George V -- Apr. 7, 1924

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Heirs Apparent

By: Philip Gibbs

tale of a youth, that is utterly impatient of the muddle of the world, & bitterly resentful that it is expected to set right the muddle of centuries

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The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

TITLE: THE LITTLE FRENCH GIRL By ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK 1924 AUTHOR: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GROSSET & DUNLAP, NY 1924 EDITION: First Edition assumed for Grosset CATEGORY: Children, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue

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So Big

By: Edna Ferber

"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and Algonquin Round Table mainstay Edna Ferber—who also penned other classics ...

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The Plastic Age

By: Percy Marks

When The Plastic Age became a controversial best seller, Marks got hundreds of letters applauding him for tearing the veil of hypocrisy from around the depravities of college life, berat­ing him for spoiling the game by publiciz­ing it, or seeking ...

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