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Friday 2 July 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Allen in Pittsburg and Billy Usselton. The Son of the Sheik, directed by George Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Movies

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The Son of the Sheik

Directed by: George Fitzmaurice

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bánky, George Fawcett, Montagu Love

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Directed by: Lotte Reiniger

Starring: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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School Daze

Directed by: Spike Lee

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Ice Cold Cocos

Directed by: Del Lord

Starring: Billy Bevan, Andy Clyde, Madeline Hurlock, Kewpie Morgan

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The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Billy Usselton: Saxophonist.
  • Lee Allen in Pittsburg: Kansas, USA; tenor sax ("Walkin' With Mr Lee").
  • Morag Beaton: Scottish-Australian dramatic soprano who established her reputation as Turandot, a role she sang in Australia more than any other soprano to date.
  • Darrell Hogan: American football player who played five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
  • Octavian Paler: Romanian journalist and politician (d. 2007).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emile Coue: French self-proclaimed psychotherapist best known for his aphorism, "Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Facts:
  • US Army Air Corps created; Distinguish Flying Cross authorized.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I've Found a New Baby - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Jean Goldkette & His Orchestra - Sorry and Blue

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