Sunday 17 January 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1926). 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