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Saturday 8 May 1926

1926-05-08

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Sparrows, directed by William Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sparrows

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

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She

Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

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Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian

Country: United States

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For Heaven's Sake

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

Country: United States

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Kiki

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd)
  • Fire breaks out in Fenway Park
  • A Philip Randolph organizes Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Always - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
  2. Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley - Johnny Marvin

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1636
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Haakon VII -- May 3, 1926
  • Vogue

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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