Tuesday 17 June 1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gotthold Gloger and Althea T L Simmons.
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 June 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1924 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Althea T L Simmons: Human rights activist / chief lobbyist (NAACP).
- Gotthold Gloger: Writer.
- Henk J Hoekstra: President (Dutch Communist Party).
- de Rocquigny: Hallecourt EXecutives.
- William MacDonald: English-Australian serial killer (d. 2015).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1924 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Lazy - Al Jolson
- Spain - Isham Jones & His Orchestra