Saturday 14 August 1926
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alice Adams and Lina Wertmuller.
The Scarlet Letter, directed by Victor Seastrom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1926 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Alice Adams: US author.
- Lina Wertmuller: Italian film director.
- Buddy Greco in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; singer ("Away We Go", Broadway Open House).
- Alice Ghostly in Montana: USA; actress (Bewitched, With Six You Get Egg Roll).
- Rene Goscinny: French comic-strip author (d. 1977).
- Agostino Cacciavillan: Italian Roman Catholic priest, ordained a Cardinal on 1/21/2001 by Pope John Paul II.
- René Goscinny: French artist, illustrator, cartoonist, and comic strip maker. He co-founded the French comic weekly "Pilote" 1959, where his creation "Astérix" made its debut.
- Buddy Greco: American singer and pianist
- John H Moffitt: American politician (Born 1843).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Bye Bye, Blackbird - Nick Lucas
- Am I Wasting My Time on You? - Lewis James
- The Blue Room - Melody Sheiks (Sam Lanin & His Orchestra)
- But I Do, You Know I Do - Ruth Etting
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