Thursday 17 July 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 17, 1924). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Garde Gardom .
Vacation, directed by John Francis Daley, 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
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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