Friday 13 August 1926US 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).
Famous people born on this day include Fidel Castro and John Derek.
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..
What the sky looked like on 13 August 1926
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Which were the important events of 13 August 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)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
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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