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Friday 17 December 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrice Wymore and Patrice Wymore in Miltonville. Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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What the sky looked like on 17 December 1926

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Barbara Kent

Country: United States

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The Cruise of the Jasper B

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Mildred Harris, Snitz Edwards, Jack Ackroyd

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On the Front Page

Directed by: James Parrott

Starring: Stan Laurel, Lillian Rich, Tyler Brooke, Bull Montana

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The Canadian

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Mona Palma, Wyndham Standing, Dale Fuller

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Directed by: Frank O'Connor

Starring: Marian Nixon, Pat O'Malley, Hobart Bosworth, Gladys Brockwell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1926 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrice Wymore: American actress and noted spouse, she was married to actor Errol Flynn.
  • Patrice Wymore in Miltonville: Kansas, USA; actress (The Big Tree).
  • Allan Cox: American geophysicist.
  • W White: American electrical engineer, industrial management specialist and CEO of American Electric Power, a coal to electricity conversion power plants.
  • Jeremy Brooks: Writer.
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  • German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army
  • KYA-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
  • Lithuanian military state under General Augustine Woldemaras.
  • Antanas Smetona assumes power in Lithuania as the 1926 coup d'etat is successful.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 17, 1926 - Geocentric view

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
  2. Why Do Ya Roll Those Eyes? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  3. Baby Face - Whispering Jack Smith

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