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Tuesday 4 May 1926

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Enzo Garinei and Milton O Thompson. A Tale of Two Kitties, directed by Ireneusz Czesny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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What the sky looked like on 4 May 1926

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

A Tale of Two Kitties

Directed by: Ireneusz Czesny

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Mum's the Word

Directed by: Leo McCarey

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

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Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

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

Country: United States

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Alice's Orphan

Directed by: Walt Disney

Starring: Margie Gay

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The Border Sheriff

Directed by: Robert N. Bradbury

Starring: Jack Hoxie, Olive Hasbrouck, S.E. Jennings, Gilbert Holmes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1926 ?

  • 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
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Enzo Garinei: Italian comedian, brilliant in many TV shows.
  • Milton O Thompson: astronaut (Dynasoar, X-15), dies at age 66.
  • Milton Thompson: American astronaut, one of dozen test pilots to fly the famed X-15 rocket plane and the first to fly the aircraft known as the lifting body, which led to the design of the space shuttle.
  • Aldo Bovio: Italy Actor.
  • G Reinshagen: Writer.
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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.
  • Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of his diary seems to indicate that this did not happen).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 04, 1926 - Geocentric view

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Always - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
  2. Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley - Johnny Marvin

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