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Thursday 17 July 1924

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Garde Gardom . Manhandled, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924 while The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Manhandled

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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Destiny

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Garde Gardom: Canadian lawyer and politician 26th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (d. 2013).
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Facts:
  • Voting in federal elections becomes compulsory in Australia, after a private member's bill proposed by Tasmanian Nationalist senator Herbert Payne results in the passing of the Commonwealth Electoral (Compulsory Voting) Act 1924.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. What'll I Do? - Henry Burr & Marcia Freer
  2. Does the Spearment Lose Its Flavor On The Bedpost Overnight? - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
  3. I Wonder Who's Dancing with You Tonight? - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexis I. Rykov -- July 14, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1541
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James S. Rockefeller -- July 7, 1924

Books

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

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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A Gentleman of Courage

By: James Oliver Curwood

A novel of love and adventure in a French-Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890s.

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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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