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Tuesday 16 March 1926

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harold Kay and Jerry Lewis. Waxworks, directed by Leo Birinsky, 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 30 days ?

Waxworks

Directed by: Leo Birinsky

Starring: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss

Country: United States

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The Bat

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: George Beranger, Charles Herzinger, Emily Fitzroy

Country: United States

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L'inhumaine

Directed by: Marcel L'Herbier

Starring: Jaque Catelain, Lonid Walter de Malte, Philippe Hriat

Country: United States

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The Black Pirate

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Anders Randolf

Country: United States

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La bohème

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harold Kay: French film and television actor and radio personality, who died on 16 July 1990 in Clamart, France.
  • Jerry Lewis: American comedian, director, writer, actor, producer and TV host.
  • Jean Lalounis: France sport Champion.
  • Charles Goodell: American lawyer and politician (d. 1987).
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Facts:
  • History of Rocketry: Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket, at Auburn, Massachusetts.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Al Jolson - I'm Sitting on Top of the World
  2. Sleepy Time Gal - Art Landry & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Mar. 15, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1628
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert Todd Lincoln -- Mar. 8, 1926

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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