Wednesday February 17, 1926
US date format: 2/17/1926, UK date format: 17/2/1926
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Friedrich Cerha and Lee Hoiby.
Wandering Papas, directed by Stan Laurel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 17, 1926?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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- Avalanche buries 75 people in Sap Gulch in Bingham, Utah, USA; 40 die.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 1926?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra - Show Me the Way to Go Home
- Ben Bernie & His Orchestra - Sleepy Time Gal
- Bessie Smith - I Ain't Got Nobody