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 .
The Runaway, directed by Nick DeRuve, 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 July 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1924 ?
- 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
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Garde Gardom: Canadian lawyer and politician 26th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (d. 2013).
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- It Had to be You - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Virginia (Don't Go Too Far) - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
- Oh Susanna - Wendell Hall & Shannon Quartet