Wednesday 24 March 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Waxworks, directed by Leo Birinsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1926 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Rowena Jackson: New Zealand dancer, the most loved prima ballerina of her day, noted for her "fouettes" (turns), for which she held the world record.
- Desmond Connell: Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin.
- William Porter: American hurdler (d. 2000).
- Ventsislav Yankov: Bulgarian pianist and educator.
- Dario Fo: Italian writer, a radical playwright and winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature.
- Bill Porter: American runner, Olympic track and field gold medal champion, he won the 110 meter hurdles at the 1948 London games.
- The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in the Netherlands
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- A Little Bungalow - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
- Carolina Stomp - Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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