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Friday 17 September 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marie Lustiger and Jack McDuff. Dog Gone, directed by Mark Stouffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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What the sky looked like on 17 September 1926

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Movies

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Dog Gone

Directed by: Mark Stouffer

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Abraham the Patriarch

Directed by: Becky Neiman

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The Clinging Vine

Directed by: Paul Sloane

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Tom Moore, Robert Edeson, Snitz Edwards

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Hoboken to Hollywood

Directed by: Del Lord

Starring: Billy Bevan, Leonora Summers, Vernon Dent, Thelma Hill

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Grandma's Child

Directed by: Scott Pembroke

Starring: Bobby Ray

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Marie Lustiger: French cardinal who converted from Judaism to Roman Catholicism at the age of 13 and went on to become archbishop (1981–2005) of Paris, the head of the Roman Catholic Church in France.
  • Jack McDuff: American singer and organist (d. 2001).
  • John Knowles: Novelist.
  • Reginald Marsh: Actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here).
  • Jean Domenge: Lille Journalist.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Hurricane hits Miami and Palm Beach Florida; about 450 die

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 17, 1926 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along - Al Jolson
  2. Only You and Lonely Me - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
  3. Valencia (A Song of Spain) - Revelers
  4. Mountain Greenery - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
  5. Where'd You Get Thoes Eyes? - Ted Lewis & His Band

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