Saturday 17 April 1926
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Vernon and Arthur Hockaday.
Lightning Hutch, directed by Charles Hutchison, 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 17 April 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1926 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Arthur Hockaday: director-General (Commonwealth War Graves Commission).
- Michael Vernon: CEO (RNLI).
- Eugene Forrester: American military, major general.
- Joan Lorring: Hong Kong-American actress and singer (d. 2014).
- Gerry McNeil: Canadian ice hockey player and manager (d. 2004).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- My Castle in Spain - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Song of the Vagabonds - Dennis King