Monday 12 April 1926


It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). For Heaven's Sake, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

For Heaven's Sake

For Heaven's Sake

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

Country: United States

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Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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Directed by: Leo Birinsky

Starring: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss

Country: United States

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The Bat

The Bat

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: George Beranger, Charles Herzinger, Emily Fitzroy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Marcel L'Herbier

Starring: Jaque Catelain, Lonid Walter de Malte, Philippe Hriat

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1926 ?

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thomas Mayfield: American bluegrass singer and guitarist, mostly known for being a member of the Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Boys band during the 1950s.
  • Jane Withers: American actress who starred as a bratty little kid who was mean to Shirley Temple in a 1934 film.
  • James Hillman: American psychologist, author and collaborator with Joseph Campbell on "Revisioning psychology.
  • Umberto Marzotto: Italian entrepreneur who was a textile manufacturer with a family industrial company.
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  • Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms.
  • By a vote of 45–41, the United States Senate unseats Iowa Senator Smith W. Brookhart and seats Daniel F. Steck, after Brookhart had already served for over one year.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. That Certain Party - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue - Art Landry & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Lord Irwin, later known as Lord Hailfax
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1632


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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

Historical novel.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos

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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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