Sunday 17 August 1924
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Helen Wallis and Evan S Connell.
Monsieur Beaucaire, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while So Big by Edna Ferber 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 August 1924 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Helen Wallis: Cartographer / librarian.
- Evan S Connell: United States -- Writer.
- John A Emmens: Art historian / poet (Kunst & Vliegwerk).
- Laurence Richard Deniz: Jazz guitarist.
- Evan Connell: American novelist, poet, and short story-writer.
- French-German trade agreement signed
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- How Come You Do Me Like You Do? - Marion Harris
- It Had to be You - Cliff Edwards
- What'll I Do? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
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