Thursday 12 August 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Derek in Los Angeles and Wallace Markfield.
The Scarlet Letter, directed by Victor Seastrom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1926 ?
- John Derek in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor/director (10, Annapolis Story) (dies 1998).
- Wallace Markfield: American writer (d. 2002).
- John Derek: American actor drafted for the military after his debut picture, "Since You Went Away," 1944.
- Robert Morin: French astrologer, specializing in medical astrology.
- Rene Vignal: France sport Champion.
- Joe Jones: American singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Lonesome and Sorry - Ruth Etting
- Spanish Shawl - Blossom Seeley
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