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 Philip Randle and Brian Howard.
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 16 July 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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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.
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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