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Thursday 11 February 1926

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leslie Nielsen and Paul Bocuse. Torrent, directed by Ricardo Cortez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Alan Hale

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Lillian Rich, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell

Country: United States

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Directed by: King Baggott

Starring: William S. Hart, Barbara Bedford, Lucien Littlefield

Country: United States

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The Plastic Age

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Donald Keith, Mary Alden, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 February 1926 ?

  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Leslie Nielsen: Canadian-American movie and TV actor who by 1989 had credits of 39 successful years of acting, including more than 50 movies and close to 1,500 TV shows.
  • Paul Bocuse: French chef based in Lyon who is famous for the high quality of his restaurants and his innovative approaches to cuisine.
  • Sir Alexander Gibson: Scottish conductor (d. 1995).
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  • Tokelau (Union) islands in south Pacific transfers to New Zealand.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1926 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Bam, Bam, Bamy Shore - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. The Original Charleston - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  3. Sunny - George Olsen & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alfred E. Stearns -- Feb. 8, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1623
  • Time: Henry Berenger, Senator from France, also a diplomat


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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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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The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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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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