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Movie history events from 1924

The Youthstrum School is established. (Sacramento, California) (All About Steve)

Kay Adams born. (The Godfather)

Puyi loses his throne and is forced to leave the Forbidden City. (Beijing, China) (The Last Emperor)

Monday 7th January: George Gershwin completes "Rhapsody in Blue". (Rhapsody in Blue)

Sunday 3rd February: Woodrow Wilson dies. (Washington, D.C.) (Wilson)

Wednesday 9th April: Good-for-nothing George "Skeet" Burns reports (late) to the Marine Base in San Diego and is assigned to Sgt. O'Hara. (San Diego, CA) (Tell It to the Marines)

Thursday 10th April: While feigning a variety of illnesses in order to avoid drill, Pvt. George "Skeet" Burns meets his future wife, Nurse Norma Dale. (San Diego, CA) (Tell It to the Marines)

Tuesday 22nd April: Dr. Scott Mason Carter, a negro [sic] passing as white, moves to Keenham, New Hampshire to take over the practice of the late and beloved Dr. William Brackett. Dr. Carter's ethnicity is successfully kept hidden for 18 years. (Keenham, NH) (Lost Boundaries)

Sunday 4th May: The Piscine des Tourelles is inaugurated. (Paris, France) (Life of Pi)

Saturday 10th May: J. Edgar Hoover begins his legacy with the FBI. (Hoover)

Saturday 28th June: Aubrey Montague writes to his mother from the Carlton Hotel. (Broadstairs, Kent) (Chariots of Fire)

July: Harold Abrahams wins the 100m dash and Eric Liddell wins the 400m race at the Olympics. (Paris) (Chariots of Fire)

Monday 7th July: James Terrance Jupp and Jean Elizabeth Jupp die. (Darkman II: The Return of Durant)

Wednesday 1st October: Jimmy Carter is born. (Plains, Georgia) (The Cayman Triangle)

Wednesday 24th December: Temperature drops 84 degrees in 12 hours. (Fairfield, Montana) (Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman)

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