Thursday 1 April 1926


It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). For Heaven's Sake, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

For Heaven's Sake

For Heaven's Sake

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

Country: United States

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Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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Directed by: Leo Birinsky

Starring: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss

Country: United States

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The Bat

The Bat

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: George Beranger, Charles Herzinger, Emily Fitzroy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Marcel L'Herbier

Starring: Jaque Catelain, Lonid Walter de Malte, Philippe Hriat

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1926 ?

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Guy Cabanel: France Writer.
  • Roland Bacri: Algerian-French Pied-Noir journalist and poet who wrote in Algerian slang under the pseudonyms 'Roro de Bab-el-Oued' and 'le petit poète' (The little poet).
  • Charles Bressler: American tenor and educator (d. 1996).
  • Gérard La Forest: Canadian lawyer and judge.
  • John Martin: Canadian broadcaster (Born 1947).
See other famous people born on 01 April
  • Halsteren Soccer team forms in Halsteren

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1926 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue - Gene Austin
  2. Sleepy Time Gal - Gene Austin
  3. John McCormack - Just a Cottage Small
  4. A Cup of Coffee, A Sandwich, and You - Gertrude Lawrence & Jack Buchanan

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1926?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrew J. Volstead -- Mar. 29, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1630
  • Vogue


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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

Historical novel.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Anita Loos

Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power―more relevant today than ever―can come in the most alluring of packages. This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has ...

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Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping

Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

Set in England in the 1920's the story is about a father's love, devotion and sacrifice for his beloved son. Captain Sorrell returns from the war to find his wife has left him with sole responsibility for their son Kit.

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The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson

The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Hardcover Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap; First Edition edition (1926) Language: English ASIN: B000OKWU0E Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item

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