Saturday 8 May 1926
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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1926 ?
- 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
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Pierre Broué: French historian and Trotskyist.
- Don Rickles in Queens: New York, USA; comedian (Don Rickles Show, CPO Sharkey).
- Don Rickles: Comedian.
- David Attenborough: English broadcaster and naturalist.
- Erico Menczer: Fiume, Italy -- Cinematographer (Chosen, Miranda).
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Always - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
- Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley - Johnny Marvin
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?