Friday August 13, 1926

US date format: 8/13/1926, UK date format: 13/8/1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Fidel Castro and Jean-Louis Colmant. The Belle of Broadway, directed by Harry O. Hoyt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 13, 1926?


  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Famous Birthday


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Belle of Broadway

The Belle of Broadway

Directed by: Harry O. Hoyt

Starring: Betty Compson, Herbert Rawlinson, Edith Yorke, Armand Kaliz

The Duchess of Buffalo

The Duchess of Buffalo

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Tullio Carminati, Edward Martindel, Rose Dione

Dough Boys

Dough Boys

Directed by: Nicholas Harvell

Don Juan

Don Juan

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Jane Winton, John Roche, Warner Oland, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States of America

Battling Butler

Battling Butler

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Snitz Edwards, Sally O'Neil, Walter James

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1926?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - But I Do, You Know I Do
  2. - The Blue Room
  3. - Am I Wasting My Time on You?
  4. - Bye Bye, Blackbird

Days to next August 13

If August 13, 1926 is your birthday you're 93 years, 11 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.

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