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Friday 16 July 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brian Howard and Philip Randle. 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..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Son of the Sheik

Directed by: Geo. Fitzmaurice

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bnky, George Fawcett

Country: United States

Faces of Children

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez

Country: United States

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Jealousy

Directed by: Ewald Andr Dupont

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Lya De Putti

Country: United States

The Road to Mandalay

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lois Moran, Owen Moore

Country: United States

Hintertreppe

Directed by: Leopold Jessner

Starring: Henny Porten, Fritz Kortner, William Dieterle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jaspar government asks authority to save Belgian franc
  • National Geographic takes first natural-color undersea photos.

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?

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1646
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- July 12, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1645

Books

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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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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

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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Videogames

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