Saturday 24 October 1925
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jayaaram N Reddy and Luciano Berio.
Go West, directed by Buster Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
while The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kenned was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 October 1925 ?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Jayaaram N Reddy: South African politician / banker.
- Luciano Berio: Italian-American composer and educator.
- Bob Azzam: Egyptian-Monacan singer (d. 2004).
- Al Feldstein: American author and illustrator (d. 2014).
- Willie Mabon: American-French singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1985).
- Ieng Sary: Vietnamese-Cambodian politician co-founded the Khmer Rouge (d. 2013)
- Paul Vaughan: English journalist and radio host (d. 2014)
- Jindrich S Baar: Czech pastor / writer (Lusy), dies at 56.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1925 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Manhattan - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra (Knickerbockers)
- Charleston - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Row, Row, Rosie - Eddie Cantor
- Yes Sir! That's My Baby - Ace Brigode & His Virginians
- The Letter Edged in Black - Vernon Dalhart
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