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Thursday 21 October 1926

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marga Richter and Antoine Guichard. Midnight Lovers, directed by John Francis Dillon, 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 ?

Midnight Lovers

Directed by: John Francis Dillon

Starring: Lewis Stone, Anna Q. Nilsson, John Roche

Country: United States

The Great K & A Train Robbery

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Tom Mix, Dorothy Dwan, Tony the Horse

Country: United States

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bnky, Gary Cooper

Country: United States

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The Sorrows of Satan

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Ricardo Cortez, Carol Dempster

Country: United States

The Temptress

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Marc McDermott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marga Richter: Composer.
  • Antoine Guichard: French entrepreneur, head of the Etienne Casino.
  • Leo Kirch: German media entrepreneur who founded the Kirch Group.
  • Bob Rosburg: American golfer and six-time PGA winner with his biggest victory in 1959 when he won after being seriously behind his opponent.
  • Leonard Rossiter: British actor, of a heart attack at age 57 (born 1926).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Looking at the World Thro' Rose-Colored Glasses - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elihu Root -- Oct. 18, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1659
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ogden L. Mills -- Oct. 11, 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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