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Wednesday 13 October 1926

1926-10-13

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Great K & A Train Robbery, directed by Lewis Seiler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Great K & A Train Robbery

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Tom Mix, Dorothy Dwan, Tony the Horse

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hans E Kinck: Norwegian philological / writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61.

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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. Johnny Marvin - Breezin' Along with the Breeze
  2. The Blue Room - Revelers

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ogden L. Mills -- Oct. 11, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1658
  • Time: William Hanford ('Big Bill') Edwards, President of the Professional Football League

Books

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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

Early edition with no edition listed. Bound in black cloth with orange lettering & decorations. VG, has some rubbing to the spine tips & corners. Owner's gift inscription dated 1926 on 1/2 title page.

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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

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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