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 and René Vignal.
The Duchess of Buffalo, directed by Sidney Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 August 1926
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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
- Robert Morin: French astrologer, specializing in medical astrology.
- John Derek in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor/director (10, Annapolis Story) (dies 1998).
- Joe Jones: American singer-songwriter (d. 2005).
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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