Saturday 22 May 1926


It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). It's the Old Army Game, directed by A. Edward Sutherland, 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 ?

It's the Old Army Game

It's the Old Army Game

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: W.C. Fields, Louise Brooks, Blanche Ring

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1926 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Elek Bacsik: Hungarian-American violinist and guitarist (d. 1993).
  • Georges Rol: French ecclesiastic, a Roman Catholic Bishop and Bishop Emeritus of Angouleme (France).
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  • Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue by Gene Austin hits #1
  • Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop
  • Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang, China.

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Music Charts

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

Top #7 songs in the USA
  1. Rio Rita - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
  2. Drifting and Dreaming (Sweet Paradise) - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  3. Always - Henry Burr
  4. Always - Nick Lucas
  5. After I Say I'm Sorry - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
  6. Here in My Arms - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
  7. Kentucky's Way Of Sayin' Good Morning - Brox Sisters

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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 1638
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip A.S. Franklin -- May 17, 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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