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Thursday 23 September 1926

1926-09-23

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Bardelys the Magnificent, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bardelys the Magnificent

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, Roy D'Arcy

Country: United States

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The Strong Man

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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3 Bad Men

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen

Country: United States

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Beau Geste

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes

Country: United States

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Fig Leaves

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Phyllis Haver

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
Famous Birthdays:
  • André Cassagnes: French toy maker created the Etch A Sketch (d. 2013).
  • Jimmy Woode: American bassist (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band) (d. 2005).
  • John Coltrane: American musician, a jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, composer and recording artist.
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Facts:
  • The League of Nations Slavery Convention abolishes all types of slavery.
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Al Jolson - When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along
  2. Where'd You Get Thoes Eyes? - Ted Lewis & His Band
  3. Mountain Greenery - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
  4. Valencia (A Song of Spain) - Revelers
  5. Only You and Lonely Me - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: H.G. Wells -- Sep. 20, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1655
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Will H. Hays -- Sep. 13, 1926

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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