Thursday 15 July 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Driss Chraïbi and Leopoldo Galtieri.
Mantrap, directed by Victor Fleming, 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 15 July 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 15 July 1926 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Driss Chraïbi: Moroccan-French journalist and author (d. 2007).
- Leopoldo Galtieri: Argentinian general and politician 44th President of Argentina (d. 2003).
- Driss Chraibi: Moroccan novelist (d. 2007).
- John Arthur Neill Lambert: Composer.
- Raymond Gosling: English physicist and academic (d. 2015).
- VPRO (Free thinking Protestant Radio Broadcast) forms
- BEST buses make their début in Bombay.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Reaching for the Moon - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Louis Armstrong - Muskrat Ramble