Sunday 31 August 1924
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Klaus Hashagen and Harry Meyen.
The Iron Horse, directed by Kevin Brownlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Plastic Age by Percy Marks 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 31 August 1924 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Klaus Hashagen: Composer.
- Harry Meyen: German actor, husband of actress Romy Schneider.
- John Davidson: American physician and politician (d. 2012).
- Buddy Hackett: American actor and comedian (d. 2003).
- Herbert Wise: Austrian-English director and producer (d. 2015).
- Todor Aleksandrov: Bulgarian educator and activist (d. 1924).
- Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- There's Yes! Yes! in Your Eyes - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Spain - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- John McCormack - Indiana Moon
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