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Tuesday 16 November 1926

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ton de Leeuw and Jean-Claude Arifon. What Price Glory, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

What Price Glory

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe, Dolores del Rio

Country: United States

The House Without a Key

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Allene Ray, Walter Miller, E.H. Calvert

Country: United States

The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Warner Baxter, Lois Wilson, Neil Hamilton

Country: United States

Poil de carotte

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Henry Krauss, Charlotte Barbier-Krauss, Andr Heuz

Country: United States

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Fear o' God

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Bernhard Goetzke, Nita Naldi, Malcolm Keen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ton de Leeuw: Dutch composer.
  • Jean-Claude Arifon: French athlete, specializing in the 400m hurdles event.
  • Ton Leeuw: Dutch musician and composer who introduced Eastern music into Indonesian forms for orchestral renditions.
  • Jean Arifon: France sport Champion.
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Facts:
  • New York Rangers' first game, beat Montreal Maroons 1-0.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Barcelona - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
  2. Lucky Day - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  3. Baby Face - Ipana Troubadors

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1926?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Sloane Coffin -- Nov. 15, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1663
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Heihachiro Togo -- Nov. 8, 1926

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Anita Loos

Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power―more relevant today than ever―can come in the most alluring of packages. This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has ...

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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