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Saturday 17 July 1926

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edouard Carpentier and Charles Champlin. Mantrap, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mantrap

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Clara Bow, Ernest Torrence, Percy Marmont

Country: United States

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Faces of Children

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez

Country: United States

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It's the Old Army Game

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: W.C. Fields, Louise Brooks, Blanche Ring

Country: United States

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The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gertrude Olmstead, George K. Arthur, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Sparrows

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:11.4)

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Louis Armstrong - Muskrat Ramble
  2. Reaching for the Moon - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1646
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- July 12, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1645

Books

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

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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Beau Sabreur

By: P.C. Wren

This volume contains the complete Beau Trilogy: BEAU GESTE; BEAU SABREUR and BEAU IDEAL, written by respected British writer P.C.Wren, involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, in which the author served.

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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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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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