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Monday 18 August 1924

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Guy Brana and Armin . Monsieur Beaucaire, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924 while A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke

Country: United States

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The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes

Country: United States

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Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1924 ?

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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  • France begins retracting troops out of Ruhrgebied
  • France begins to withdraw its troops from Germany.

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. It Had to be You - Cliff Edwards
  2. How Come You Do Me Like You Do? - Marion Harris
  3. What'll I Do? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ramsay MacDonald -- Aug. 18, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1546
  • Time: American General John J. Pershing today and Inset: during World War I


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

A Gentleman of Courage

By: James Oliver Curwood

A novel of love and adventure in a French-Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890s.

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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 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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