Wednesday 1 December 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Old Ironsides, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1926 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Blaine McArthur: American homicide victim.
- Onofre Corpuz: Filipino academic, economist, and historian.
- Allyn Ann McLerie: Quebec, Canada -- Actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds).
- Robert Symonds in Bristow: Oklahoma, USA; actor (Robert E Lee - Blue and Gray).
- Antonia : American-Mexican nun and activist (d. 2013).
- Allyn McLerie: Canadian-American actress singer and dancer
- Keith Michell: Adelaide, South Australia -- Actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)
- Robert Symonds: American actor (Born 1926)
- Colin Tennant: 3rd Baron Glenconner Scottish businessman (d. 2010)
- Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg: Composer, dies at 83.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Moonlight on the Ganges - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- There's a New Star in Heaven Tonight - Vernon Dalhart
- On the Riviera - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
- That's Why I Love You - Johnny Hamp & His Orchestra
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