Sunday 24 October 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Y A Tittle and Rafael Azcona.
Midnight Lovers, directed by John Francis Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Y A Tittle: AAFC / NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, New York Giants, MVP 1963).
- Rafael Azcona: Spanish author and screenwriter (d. 2008).
- Y Tittle: American football player.
- Magician Harry Houdini performs in Detroit, Michigan, but collapses during intermissions from stomach pain.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- How Many Times? - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
- The Birth Of The Blues - Harry Richman
- Baby Face - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
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