Wednesday 17 September 1924
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Mazaudet .
The Slanderers, directed by Nat Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Plastic Age by Percy Marks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1924 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Italy signs treaty of Rapallo
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Memory Lane - Paul Specht & His Orchestra
- She's Everybody's Sweetheart - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Shine - California Ramblers
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