Tuesday May 04, 1926

US date format: 5/4/1926, UK date format: 4/5/1926

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 4, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Enzo Garinei and Milton O Thompson. Sparrows, directed by William Beaudine, Tom McNamara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Historical Events

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  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
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  • General strike hits Britain
  • The British General Strike begins at Midnight in support of the coal strike.
  • Martial law is declared in Britain because of the general strike.
  • The French navy bombards Damascus because of the Druze riots.
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Directed by: William Beaudine, Tom McNamara

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Country: United States of America

A Tale of Two Kitties

A Tale of Two Kitties

Directed by: Ireneusz Czesny

Mum's the Word

Mum's the Word

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Charley Chase, Virginia Pearson, Anders Randolf, Martha Sleeper

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

Alice's Orphan

Alice's Orphan

Directed by: Walt Disney

Starring: Margie Gay

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 04, 1926?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley
  2. - Always

Days to next May 04

If May 04, 1926 is your birthday you're 94 years, 2 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 1 day.

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