Thursday 12 August 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Derek and René Vignal.
The Belle of Broadway, directed by Harry O. Hoyt, 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: American actor drafted for the military after his debut picture, "Since You Went Away," 1944.
- René Vignal
- John Derek in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor/director (10, Annapolis Story) (dies 1998).
- Wallace Markfield: American writer (d. 2002).
- John Gokongwei: Businessman.
- Rene Vignal: France sport Champion.
- Joe Jones: American singer-songwriter (d. 2005).
- Robert Morin: French astrologer, specializing in medical astrology.
- Aaron Klug: Physicist.
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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