Wednesday 13 October 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Walter ''Killer'' and Ray Brown.
The Great K & A Train Robbery, directed by Lewis Seiler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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- 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.
- Walter ''Killer'': Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2008).
- Ray Brown: American bassist and cellist (d. 2002).
- Killer Kowalski: Canadian-American wrestler and trainer (d. 2008).
- Tommy Whittle: Scottish-English saxophonist (d. 2013).
- Eddie Yost: American baseball player and coach (d. 2012).
- Hans E Kinck: Norwegian philological / writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Johnny Marvin - Breezin' Along with the Breeze
- The Blue Room - Revelers
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