Tuesday 5 January 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claude [Buddy] Young and Robert Earle in Baldwin.
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..
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1926 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Claude [Buddy] Young: NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts).
- Robert Earle in Baldwin: New York, USA; TV host (GE College Bowl).
- William De Witt Snodgrass: American poet.
- Maria Schell: Austrian actress and noted theatrical family; an intense, soulful leading lady of international films.
- Veikko Karvonen: Finnish runner (d. 2007).
- W Snodgrass: American poet and academic (d. 2009)
- Hosea Williams: American businessman and activist (d. 2000)
- James Cox of Ford Motors announces 8 hour day and $5 daily minimum wage
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Vernon Dalhart - The Wreck of the Shenandoah
- Freshie - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
- The Convict and the Rose - Vernon Dalhart
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?