Friday 20 June 1924
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Audie Murphy and Chet Atkins.
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 20 June 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1924 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Audie Murphy: American actor and soldier who was the most decorated soldier of WW II with 23 awards, including the Congressional Medal of Honor.
- Chet Atkins: American country-western guitarist and songwriter who rose from poverty to international fame.
- Rainer Barzel: German leader (CDU-CSU) / minister.
- Stanislas Pasek: France sport Champion.
- Maurice Cocagnac: French Dominican priest, theologian, painter, songwriter, singer, and traveller.
- Fritz Koenig: German sculptor and academic designed The Sphere.
- Chet Atkins in Luttrell: Tennessee, USA; guitarist (Me and My Guitar) (dies 2001).
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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