Saturday 15 May 1926


It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Boob, directed by William A. Wellman, 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 30 days ?

The Boob

The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gertrude Olmstead, George K. Arthur, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Der Mann ohne Nerven

Der Mann ohne Nerven

Directed by: Grard Bourgeois

Starring: Harry Piel, Dary Holm, Albert Paulig

Country: United States



Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

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Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

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Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1926 ?

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clermont Pépin: Canadian pianist composer and educator (d. 2006).
  • Clermont Pepin: Composer.
  • Randi Nordby: Norwegian actress, having her stage debut as a child actress at Det Nye Teater.
  • Richard Ringoen: American electrical engineer and CEO in charge of Ball, a can and bottle manufacuturer who has branched into aerospace.
  • Peter Shaffer: British playwright, noted for moving easily from farce to drama to portraying the agony of the human soul.
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Famous Deaths:
  • British general strike ends, but mine workers go on strike.
  • 52nd Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson on Bubbling Over wins in 2:03.8.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me) - Aileen Stanley

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1637
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Hays Hammond -- May 10, 1926
  • 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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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