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Saturday 2 October 1926

1926-10-02

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Temptress, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Temptress

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Marc McDermott

Country: United States

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Bardelys the Magnificent

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, Roy D'Arcy

Country: United States

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The Strong Man

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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3 Bad Men

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen

Country: United States

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Beau Geste

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Betsey Goodspeed: American musician, pro harpist and singer; she gives performances in small settings, such as dinner clubs, community centers, private parties.
  • Jan Morris: Travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys).
  • Émile Témine: French historian, specializing in the Spanish civil war and more broadly in the history of contemporary Spain, recruited as a professor at the Aix-Marseille University (now University of Provence Aix-Marseille I), where he spent his entire career.
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Facts:
  • Bert Gibb of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a NFL football game.
  • Józef Piłsudski becomes prime minister of Poland.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Cross Your Heart - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
  2. When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along - Whispering Jack Smith

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1657
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rudyard Kipling -- Sep. 27, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1656

Books

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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

Early edition with no edition listed. Bound in black cloth with orange lettering & decorations. VG, has some rubbing to the spine tips & corners. Owner's gift inscription dated 1926 on 1/2 title page.

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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

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

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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