Monday 23 August 1926
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
3 Bad Men, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1926 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Fredrik Conradi: Norwegian singer and adman.
- Clifford Geertz: American anthropologist and academic (d. 2006).
- Gyula Hernádi: Hungarian author and screenwriter (d. 2005).
- Rudolph Valentino: Italian-American actor who gained fame through his romantic portrayals and whose films included "The Sheik," 1921 "Blood And Sand," 1922 and "Monsieur Beaucaire," 1924.
- 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97)
- Rodolpho Alfonzo Rafaello Pietro Filiberto Guglieimi Di Valentina D'Antonguolla (Rudolph Valentino), silent movie idol, dies in New York, USA at age 31.
- The sudden death of popular Hollywood actor and sex symbol Rudolph Valentino at the age of only 31 years old causes mass grief and hysteria around the world.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Girl Friend - George Olsen & His Orchestra
- I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (If I Knew I'd Find You) - Al Jolson
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