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Friday 17 December 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Brooks and Patrice Wymore in Miltonville. Tell It to the Marines, directed by George Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Movies

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

Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Hill

Starring: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman

Country: United States

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Michael

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor

Country: United States

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Nana

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Jacqueline Forzane

Country: United States

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Old Ironsides

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Charles Farrell, Esther Ralston, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Michel Strogoff

Directed by: Viktor Tourjansky

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Kovanko, Acho Chakatouny

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1926 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeremy Brooks: Writer.
  • 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.
  • Patrice Wymore: American actress and noted spouse, she was married to actor Errol Flynn.
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Facts:
  • 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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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Can't Get Over a Girl Like You (Loving a Boy Like Me) - Billy Murray & Aileen Stanley
  2. When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1668
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ralph A. Cram -- Dec. 13, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1667

Books

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

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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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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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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