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Friday 8 October 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louise Hay and Claude Saillard. The Winning of Barbara Worth, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Winning of Barbara Worth

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bnky, Gary Cooper

Country: United States

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The Sorrows of Satan

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Ricardo Cortez, Carol Dempster

Country: United States

The Temptress

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Marc McDermott

Country: United States

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Bardelys the Magnificent

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, Roy D'Arcy

Country: United States

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The Strong Man

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Louise Hay: American motivational author, and the founder of Hay House.
  • Claude Saillard: Le Mans EXecutives.
  • Raaj Kumar: Pakistani-Indian police officer and actor (d. 1996).
  • Álvaro Magaña: Salvadoran economist and politician President of El Salvador (d. 2001).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Cross Your Heart - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
  2. When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along - Whispering Jack Smith

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1658
  • Time: William Hanford ('Big Bill') Edwards, President of the Professional Football League
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1657

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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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

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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