Friday 17 October 1924
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Giacomo Mari and Don Coryell.
Black Magic, directed by Ho Meng-hua, 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 October 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1924 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1924 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Driftwood - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Al Jolson - I Wonder What's Become of Sally?
- The Little Old Clock on the Mantel - Russo & Fiorito's Oriole Orchestra
- Rhapsody in Blue, Parts 1 & 2 - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra with George Gershwin
- Hinky Dinky Parley Voo - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare