Thursday 5 August 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sydney Omarr and Claude Dupuy.
The Scarlet Letter, directed by Victor Seastrom, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1926 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Sydney Omarr: American writer and journalist, a nationally syndicated astrologer and newspaper columnist.
- Claude Dupuy: Cuiseaux EXecutives.
- Betsy Jolas: French composer.
- 1st talkie movie Don Juan at Warner Theatre, New York
- French and German trade agreement signed
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Bye Bye, Blackbird - Gene Austin
- Cherie, I Love You - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Poor Papa - Whispering Jack Smith
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