Friday 16 July 1926
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Howard and Philip Randle.
The Son of the Sheik, directed by Geo. Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1926 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Brian Howard: Deputy Chairman (Marks & Spencer).
- Philip Randle: Biochemist.
- Alain Rerat: Nancy physician.
- Ivica Horvat: Croatian footballer and manager (d. 2012).
- Irwin Rose: American biologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015).
- Jaspar government asks authority to save Belgian franc
- National Geographic takes first natural-color undersea photos.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Mary Lou - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
- There's a Blue Ridge in My Heart, Virginia - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
- Sugar - Ethel Waters
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