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Wednesday 24 March 1926

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dario Fo and Rowena Jackson. Waxworks, directed by Leo Birinsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Waxworks

Directed by: Leo Birinsky

Starring: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss

Country: United States

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The Bat

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: George Beranger, Charles Herzinger, Emily Fitzroy

Country: United States

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L'inhumaine

Directed by: Marcel L'Herbier

Starring: Jaque Catelain, Lonid Walter de Malte, Philippe Hriat

Country: United States

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The Black Pirate

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Anders Randolf

Country: United States

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La bohème

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 March 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dario Fo: Italian writer, a radical playwright and winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature.
  • 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.
  • Bill Porter: American runner, Olympic track and field gold medal champion, he won the 110 meter hurdles at the 1948 London games.
  • Desmond Connell: Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin.
  • William Porter: American hurdler (d. 2000).
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Facts:
  • The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in the Netherlands

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. A Little Bungalow - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
  2. Carolina Stomp - Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul von Hindenburg -- Mar. 22, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1629
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Mar. 15, 1926

Books

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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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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

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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