Wednesday 5 May 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ann B Davis and Ann B Davis in Schenectady.
She, directed by Leander De Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos 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 May 1926 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Ann B Davis: American actress.
- Ann B Davis in Schenectady: New York, USA; actress (Bob Cummings Show, The Brady Bunch).
- Ren? Thevenet: Oullins EXecutives.
- Ann Davis: American actress and singer (d. 2014).
- Geldrop soccer team forms
- Sinclair Lewis refuses his Pulitzer Prize for Arrowsmith
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Only a Rose - Carolyn Thompson
- I Love My Baby - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
- That Certain Feeling - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?