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Friday 2 July 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Billy Usselton and Lee Allen in Pittsburg. The Son of the Sheik, directed by Geo. Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Movies

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

The Son of the Sheik

Directed by: Geo. Fitzmaurice

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bnky, George Fawcett

Country: United States

Faces of Children

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez

Country: United States

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Jealousy

Directed by: Ewald Andr Dupont

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Lya De Putti

Country: United States

The Road to Mandalay

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lois Moran, Owen Moore

Country: United States

Hintertreppe

Directed by: Leopold Jessner

Starring: Henny Porten, Fritz Kortner, William Dieterle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Billy Usselton: Saxophonist.
  • Lee Allen in Pittsburg: Kansas, USA; tenor sax ("Walkin' With Mr Lee").
  • Morag Beaton: Scottish-Australian dramatic soprano who established her reputation as Turandot, a role she sang in Australia more than any other soprano to date.
  • Darrell Hogan: American football player who played five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
  • Octavian Paler: Romanian journalist and politician (d. 2007).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emile Coue: French self-proclaimed psychotherapist best known for his aphorism, "Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Facts:
  • US Army Air Corps created; Distinguish Flying Cross authorized.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Valencia - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. The Governor's Pardon - Vernon Dalhart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1644
  • Vogue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wilhelm II -- June 28, 1926

Books

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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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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

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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