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.
The Sea Beast, directed by Millard Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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.
- Moira Shearer: Scottish ballerina known as one of the finest in her field to emerge from the UK.
- Jean Tertre: Calais physician.
- Donnie Forman: American athlete, played pro basketball for one season, 1948-49.
- Richard Michael Hills: Comedy script writer.
- George Burns marries Gracie Allen
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Oh Boy! What A Girl - Eddie Cantor
- Revelers - Dinah
- Lullaby Lane - Frank Munn
- My Yiddishe Momme - Willie Howard
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