Thursday 16 December 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James McCracken and James McCracken in Gary.
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, 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 16 December 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1926 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- James McCracken: American tenor (Born 1926).
- Alfred Koerppen: Composer.
- James McCracken in Gary: Indiana, USA; dramatic tenor (Rodolfo - La BohTme).
- James McCracken: American singer, a dramatic tenor in opera.
- A Robinson: Trinidadian lawyer and politician 3rd President of Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2014).
- Jeffrey Stone: American actor and screenwriter (d. 2012).
- Darius Milhauds opera Le Pauvre Matelot, premieres in Paris
- WOW-AM in Omaha NE begins radio transmissions
- Kenesaw Mountain Landis renews 7-years as baseball commissioner.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
- Why Do Ya Roll Those Eyes? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Baby Face - Whispering Jack Smith