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Sunday 19 December 1926

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeanne Kirkpatrick and Bobby Layne. Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, 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 ?

Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson

Country: United States

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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Hill

Starring: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman

Country: United States

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Michael

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor

Country: United States

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Nana

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Jacqueline Forzane

Country: United States

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Old Ironsides

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Charles Farrell, Esther Ralston, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeanne Kirkpatrick: US ambassador to United Nations.
  • Bobby Layne: American football quarterback who played for 15 seasons in the National Football League.
  • Edmond Purdom: British actor and leading man in the '50s who failed to emerge a star after full Hollywood promotion.
  • Herb Stempel: American game show contestant.
  • Fikret Otyam: Turkish painter and journalist (d. 2015).
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
  2. Baby Face - Whispering Jack Smith
  3. Why Do Ya Roll Those Eyes? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1668
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ralph A. Cram -- Dec. 13, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1667

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

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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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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