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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1926?
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Ruth Etting - But I Do, You Know I Do
- Melody Sheiks (Sam Lanin & His Orchestra) - The Blue Room
- Lewis James - Am I Wasting My Time on You?
- Nick Lucas - Bye Bye, Blackbird