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Friday 23 July 1926

1926-07-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Bells, directed by James Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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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 ?

The Bells

Directed by: James Young

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Caroline Frances Cooke, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Country: United States

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Mantrap

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Clara Bow, Ernest Torrence, Percy Marmont

Country: United States

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The Son of the Sheik

Directed by: Geo. Fitzmaurice

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bnky, George Fawcett

Country: United States

Faces of Children

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez

Country: United States

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Jealousy

Directed by: Ewald Andr Dupont

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Lya De Putti

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Belgian NMBS / SNCFB forms
  • Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for recording sound onto film.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Reaching for the Moon - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
  2. Louis Armstrong - Muskrat Ramble

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1647
  • Time: Will Rogers and his aunt
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1646

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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

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

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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