Monday 12 July 1926


It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Son of the Sheik, directed by Geo. Fitzmaurice, 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 months ?

The Son of the Sheik

The Son of the Sheik

Directed by: Geo. Fitzmaurice

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bnky, George Fawcett

Country: United States

Faces of Children

Faces of Children

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ewald Andr Dupont

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Lya De Putti

Country: United States

The Road to Mandalay

The Road to Mandalay

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lois Moran, Owen Moore

Country: United States



Directed by: Leopold Jessner

Starring: Henny Porten, Fritz Kortner, William Dieterle

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1926 ?

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Al Grassby: Australian journalist and politician, born of Spanish-Irish parents in Brisbane and educated at a dozen schools around the world and the U. of South West England.
  • Tiberio Mitri: Italian boxer, a dramatic and exciting grand champion.
  • Beah Richards: Vicksburg, Mississippi -- Actress / playwright (Big Shot, Generation).
See other famous people born on 12 July
Famous Deaths:
  • Guomindangleger draws against warlord Wu Peifu
  • Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:26.2)
  • A lightning strike destroys an ammunition depot in Dover, New Jersey.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Mary Lou - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
  2. There's a Blue Ridge in My Heart, Virginia - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
  3. Sugar - Ethel Waters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- July 12, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1645
  • Vogue


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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