Tuesday 10 August 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie-Claire Alain and Edwin James Nairn Carr.
Don Juan, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
What the sky looked like on 10 August 1926
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1926 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Marie-Claire Alain: French organist and organ teacher best known for her prolific recording career.
- Edwin James Nairn Carr: Composer.
- Julian Armistead: American astrologer.
- Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Bye Bye, Blackbird - Nick Lucas
- Am I Wasting My Time on You? - Lewis James
- The Blue Room - Melody Sheiks (Sam Lanin & His Orchestra)
- But I Do, You Know I Do - Ruth Etting