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Thursday 27 May 1926

1926-05-27

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Hintertreppe, directed by Leopold Jessner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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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 ?

Hintertreppe

Directed by: Leopold Jessner

Starring: Henny Porten, Fritz Kortner, William Dieterle

Country: United States

It's the Old Army Game

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: W.C. Fields, Louise Brooks, Blanche Ring

Country: United States

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The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gertrude Olmstead, George K. Arthur, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Der Mann ohne Nerven

Directed by: Grard Bourgeois

Starring: Harry Piel, Dary Holm, Albert Paulig

Country: United States

Sparrows

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
  • Wenche Lowzow: Norwegian teacher and politician of the Conservative Party.
  • Cornelis Rijvers: Netherlands sport Champion.
  • Bud Shank: American jazz musician, he played saxophone and flute with the likes of Charlie Barnet, Stan Getz, Stan Kenton and symphonic orchestras.
  • Kees Rijvers: Dutch soccer/football player and team manager.
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Music Charts

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

Top #7 songs in the USA
  1. Drifting and Dreaming (Sweet Paradise) - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  2. Always - Henry Burr
  3. Always - Nick Lucas
  4. After I Say I'm Sorry - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
  5. Here in My Arms - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
  6. Rio Rita - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
  7. Kentucky's Way Of Sayin' Good Morning - Brox Sisters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Albert C. Ritchie -- May 24, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1638
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip A.S. Franklin -- May 17, 1926

Books

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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

Early edition with no edition listed. Bound in black cloth with orange lettering & decorations. VG, has some rubbing to the spine tips & corners. Owner's gift inscription dated 1926 on 1/2 title page.

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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

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

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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