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Friday 26 December 1924

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Glenn Davis and Glen Davis. A Fool and His Money, directed by Erle C. Kenton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Fool and His Money

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Madge Bellamy, William Haines, Stuart Holmes

Country: United States

Peter Pan

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Betty Bronson, Ernest Torrence, George Ali

Country: United States

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Janice Meredith

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marion Davies, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle

Country: United States

Romola

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell

Country: United States

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Greed

Directed by: Erich von Stroheim

Starring: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Glenn Davis: American football hero, probably the most outstanding all-around athlete ever turned out by southern California schools.
  • Glen Davis: Claremont sports Champions.
  • Frank Broyles: American athlete, long time athletic director of the University of Arkansas.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Doodle-Doo-Doo - Eddie Cantor
  2. Bagdad - Paul Specht & His Hotel Alamac Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1565
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Alfonso XIII -- Dec. 22, 1924
  • Science: Science vol. 60 issue 1564

Books

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

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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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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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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