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Sunday 15 August 1926

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 15, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lewis T Preston and Georgiann Johnson in Decorah. The Belle of Broadway, directed by Harry O. Hoyt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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What the sky looked like on 15 August 1926

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Belle of Broadway

Directed by: Harry O. Hoyt

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

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The Duchess of Buffalo

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

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

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Dough Boys

Directed by: Nicholas Harvell

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The Bells

Directed by: James Young

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Caroline Frances Cooke, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Lorimer Johnston

Country: United States

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Mantrap

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Ernest Torrence, Clara Bow, Percy Marmont, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 15, 1926 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Bye Bye, Blackbird - Nick Lucas
  2. Am I Wasting My Time on You? - Lewis James
  3. The Blue Room - Melody Sheiks (Sam Lanin & His Orchestra)
  4. But I Do, You Know I Do - Ruth Etting

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