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Sunday 31 January 1926

1926-01-31

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Sea Beast, directed by Millard Webb, 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 months ?

The Sea Beast

Directed by: Millard Webb

Starring: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, George O'Hara

Country: United States

A Woman of the Sea

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Edna Purviance, Raymond Bloomer, Charles K. French

Country: United States

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy

Country: United States

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Braveheart

Directed by: Alan Hale

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Lillian Rich, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Prunella Briance: founder (National Childbirth Trust).
  • Jean Simmons: London, England -- Actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls).
  • Tom Alston: American baseball player (d. 1993).
  • Kalisa Moore: American resident character of her world-famous restaurant, Kalisa's on Cannery Row.
See other famous people born on 31 January
Facts:
  • British and Belgian troops leave Cologne.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Who? - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  2. You Forgot to Remember - Henry Burr
  3. Cecilia - Whispering Jack Smith
  4. Keep Your Skirts Down, Mary Ann - Billy Murray & Aileen Stanley

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1622
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arturo Toscanini -- Jan. 25, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1621

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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