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Tuesday 21 October 1924

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean Walzack and Celia Cruz. Hot Water, directed by Fred Newmeyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Helen's Babies

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter

Country: United States

The Slanderers

Directed by: Nat Ross

Starring: Johnnie Walker, Gladys Hulette, Billy Sullivan

Country: United States

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 21 October 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Driftwood - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. Al Jolson - I Wonder What's Become of Sally?
  3. Rhapsody in Blue, Parts 1 & 2 - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra with George Gershwin
  4. The Little Old Clock on the Mantel - Russo & Fiorito's Oriole Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Attorney-General Sir Patrick
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1555
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Glenn H. Curtiss -- Oct. 13, 1924

Books

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

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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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 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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