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Monday 17 November 1924

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lucas J "Luc" Lutz and Luc Lutz. Isn't Life Wonderful, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924 while So Big by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Isn't Life Wonderful

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Carol Dempster, Neil Hamilton, Erville Alderson

Country: United States

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He Who Gets Slapped

Directed by: Victor Seastrom

Starring: Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert

Country: United States

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Hot Water

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States

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The Navigator

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom

Country: United States

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The Red Lily

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lucas J "Luc" Lutz: Dutch actor / director (Hague Comedy).
  • Luc Lutz: Dutch actor, whose brothers Ton and Pieter were also actors.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Deep in My Heart - Franklyn Baur
  2. Charley, My Boy - Eddie Cantor
  3. I Wonder What's Become of Sally? - Ted Lewis & His Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frederick Gillett -- Nov. 17, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1559
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ethel Barrymore -- Nov. 10, 1924

Books

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

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 Heirs Apparent

By: Philip Gibbs

tale of a youth, that is utterly impatient of the muddle of the world, & bitterly resentful that it is expected to set right the muddle of centuries

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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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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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