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Sunday 12 December 1926

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Arbeau and Étienne-Émile Baulieu. Michael, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Michael

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor

Country: United States

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Nana

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Jacqueline Forzane

Country: United States

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Old Ironsides

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Charles Farrell, Esther Ralston, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Michel Strogoff

Directed by: Viktor Tourjansky

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Kovanko, Acho Chakatouny

Country: United States

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Faust

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Gsta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jacques Arbeau: French illustrator of comics, books and magazines, who sometimes worked under the pseudonym, Jacarbo.
  • Étienne-Émile Baulieu: French scientist, physician and medical researcher who has impacted his time in history by developing the abortion pill RU-486 in addition to an anti-aging pill from a human hormone, DeHydroEpiAndrosterone, more commonly known as DHEA.
  • Alfredo Bini: Italian film producer.
  • Etienne Baulieu: Strasbourg physician.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Richepin: French Poet / writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Can't Get Over a Girl Like You (Loving a Boy Like Me) - Billy Murray & Aileen Stanley
  2. When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1667
  • Time: Wireless radio inventor
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1666

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

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

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

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