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Sunday 2 May 1926

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerard D Levesque and Wendell Kelley. She, directed by Leander De Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

She

Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

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Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian

Country: United States

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Kiki

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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For Heaven's Sake

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

Country: United States

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Waxworks

Directed by: Leo Birinsky

Starring: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gerard D Levesque: Quebec politician (d. 1993).
  • Wendell Kelley: American electrical engineer, CEO and burly chief of Illinois Power, a utilities company.
  • Gérard Levesque: Canadian lawyer and politician 5th Deputy Premier of Quebec (d. 1993).
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Facts:
  • US military intervenes in Nicaragua

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. That Certain Feeling - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. I Love My Baby - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
  3. Only a Rose - Carolyn Thompson

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Vogue
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1635
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Raquel Meller -- Apr. 26, 1926

Books

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

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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Beau Sabreur

By: P.C. Wren

This volume contains the complete Beau Trilogy: BEAU GESTE; BEAU SABREUR and BEAU IDEAL, written by respected British writer P.C.Wren, involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, in which the author served.

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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