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Sunday 9 May 1926

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francis Kennedy and Alistair MacFarlane principal (Heriot-Watt University. Sparrows, directed by William Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Sparrows

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

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She

Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

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Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian

Country: United States

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Kiki

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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For Heaven's Sake

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of Byrd's diary seems to indicate that this did not happen).

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Music Charts

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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1926?

  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1636
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Haakon VII -- May 3, 1926
  • Vogue

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Beau Sabreur

By: P.C. Wren

This volume contains the complete Beau Trilogy: BEAU GESTE; BEAU SABREUR and BEAU IDEAL, written by respected British writer P.C.Wren, involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, in which the author served.

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Anita Loos

Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power―more relevant today than ever―can come in the most alluring of packages. This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has ...

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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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