Saturday 8 May 1926
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Erico Menczer and Richard F Attenborough.
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 ?
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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
- Erico Menczer: Fiume, Italy -- Cinematographer (Chosen, Miranda).
- Richard F Attenborough: Environmentalist / zoologist (BBC).
- Ronald Waterhouse: High court judge.
- Don Rickles in Queens: New York, USA; comedian (Don Rickles Show, CPO Sharkey).
- David Attenborough: English broadcaster and naturalist.
- 1st flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd)
- Fire breaks out in Fenway Park
- A Philip Randolph organizes Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.
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 ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?