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Thursday 28 August 1924

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Janet Frame and Richard K Sorenson. Open All Night, directed by Paul Bern, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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What the sky looked like on 28 August 1924

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Movies

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Open All Night

Directed by: Paul Bern

Starring: Viola Dana, Jetta Goudal, Adolphe Menjou, Raymond Griffith

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The Red Lily

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier, Mitchell Lewis

Country: United States

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The Iron Horse

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick

Country: United States

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Monsieur Beaucaire

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson, Doris Kenyon

Country: United States

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The Runaway

Directed by: Nick DeRuve

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1924 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Facts:
  • The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
  • Georgia rises against the Soviet Union in an abortive rebellion, in which several thousands die.
  • The Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.
  • The 8-hour work day is introduced in Belgium.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Spain - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. Indiana Moon - John McCormack
  3. There's Yes! Yes! in Your Eyes - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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