Sunday August 24, 1919

US date format: 8/24/1919, UK date format: 24/8/1919

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Nils Viggo Bentzon and "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer]. The High Cost of Living, directed by Deborah Chow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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The High Cost of Living

Directed by: Deborah Chow

Home Made

Directed by: Jason Impey

The Mother and the Law

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Miriam Cooper, Vera Lewis

Country: United States of America

Wagon Tracks

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: William S. Hart, Jane Novak, Robert McKim, Lloyd Bacon

The Lost Battalion

Directed by: Burton L. King

Starring: Robert Alexander, George G. McMurtry, Charles W. Whittlesey, William J. Cullen

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 24, 1919?


  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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  • Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 24, 1919?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Mammy O' Mine - Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra
  2. Oh My Dear! - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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