Wednesday 26 October 1921


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). The Sheik, directed by George Melford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
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 ?

The Sheik

The Sheik

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Ruth Miller

Country: United States

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Mysteries of India, Part I: Truth

Mysteries of India, Part I: Truth

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Mia May, Conrad Veidt

Country: United States

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I Accuse

I Accuse

Directed by: Abel Gance

Starring: Romuald Joub, Sverin-Mars, Maryse Dauvray

Country: United States

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Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Directed by: Edward I. Luddy

Starring: Thomas Jefferson, Milla Davenport, Daisy Jefferson

Country: United States

Don Carlos

Don Carlos

Directed by: Giulio Antamoro

Starring: Rodolfo Badaloni, Ruggero Barni, Alfredo Bertone

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1921 ?

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Scotty Fitzgerald: American writer and journalist and member of noted family.
  • George Houston: Land economist.
  • Joe Fulks: American athlete, who played pro basketball for eight seasons, beginning in 1946.
  • George Forrest: Northern Irish MP (d. 1968).
  • Frido Frey: German-born athlete who played pro-basketball in the United States for one season, 1946-47.
See other famous people born on 26 October
  • Solomon Porter Hood named minister to Liberia.
  • The Chicago Theatre opens.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1921 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. All By Myself - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
  2. They Needed a Song Bird in Heaven (So God Took Caruso Away) - Sam Ash
  3. I'm Nobody's Baby - Marion Harris

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1399


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

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

Carol Milford is a young, liberated woman from Saint Paul, Minnesota, who marries a small-town doctor named Will Kennicott. Persuaded to move to Gopher Prairie, her husband’s home-town, Carol is horrified to find herself living in an ugly, back-water community.

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The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield

The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

Lounging idly in the deserted little waiting-room was the usual shabby, bored, lonely ticket-seller, prodigiously indifferent to the grave beauty of the scene before him and to the throng of ancient memories jostling him where he stood.

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The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D.

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