Sunday 24 October 1926


It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Midnight Lovers, directed by John Francis Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Midnight Lovers

Midnight Lovers

Directed by: John Francis Dillon

Starring: Lewis Stone, Anna Q. Nilsson, John Roche

Country: United States

The Great K & A Train Robbery

The Great K & A Train Robbery

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Tom Mix, Dorothy Dwan, Tony the Horse

Country: United States

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

The Winning of Barbara Worth

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bnky, Gary Cooper

Country: United States

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The Sorrows of Satan

The Sorrows of Satan

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Ricardo Cortez, Carol Dempster

Country: United States

The Temptress

The Temptress

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Marc McDermott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1926 ?

  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
See other famous people born on 24 October
  • Magician Harry Houdini performs in Detroit, Michigan, but collapses during intermissions from stomach pain.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. How Many Times? - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
  2. The Birth Of The Blues - Harry Richman
  3. Baby Face - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1660
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elihu Root -- Oct. 18, 1926


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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

Historical novel.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos

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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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