Monday 4 January 1926


It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). A Woman of the Sea, directed by Josef von Sternberg, 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 ?

A Woman of the Sea

A Woman of the Sea

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Edna Purviance, Raymond Bloomer, Charles K. French

Country: United States

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Alan Hale

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Lillian Rich, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Lady Windermere's Fan

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell

Country: United States

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Directed by: King Baggott

Starring: William S. Hart, Barbara Bedford, Lucien Littlefield

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1926 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
  • Merle Borchelt: American electrical engineer and CEO of utility nuclear power plants, Central and South West.
  • Eddie Cusic: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015).
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  • Theodorus Pangalos resigns as Greek dictator.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Vernon Dalhart - The Wreck of the Shenandoah
  2. Freshie - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
  3. The Convict and the Rose - Vernon Dalhart

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Georges Clemenceau -- Jan. 4, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1618
  • 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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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