Sunday 17 January 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Filliou and Newton N Minow.
Alice's Balloon Race, directed by Walt Disney, 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 January 1926
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1926 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Robert Filliou
- Newton N Minow
- Newton Minow: American lawyer, attorney and former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
- Richard Michael Hills: Comedy script writer.
- Jean Tertre: Calais physician.
- Moira Shearer: Scottish ballerina known as one of the finest in her field to emerge from the UK.
- Donnie Forman: American athlete, played pro basketball for one season, 1948-49.
- George Burns marries Gracie Allen
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Revelers - Dinah
- Oh Boy! What A Girl - Eddie Cantor
- My Yiddishe Momme - Willie Howard
- Lullaby Lane - Frank Munn