Thursday 6 May 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marguerite Piazza in New Orleans and [Martin] Ross Hunter in Cleveland.
Mum's the Word, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 May 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1926 ?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- [Martin] Ross Hunter in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; actor (Ever Since Paris).
- Marguerite Piazza in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; operatic soprano (Young Broadway).
- John Hamilton-Jones CEO (Richmond Enterprises): British Major-General.
- Gilles Gregoire: Quebec politician, co-founder of the Parti Quebecois (d. 2006).
- Gilles Grégoire: Canadian politician co-founded the Parti Québécois (d. 2006).
- Marguerite Piazza: American soprano and actress (d. 2012).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Always - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
- Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley - Johnny Marvin