Wednesday 18 August 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Waldir Fucher and John Finnegan.
Beau Geste, directed by Herbert Brenon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1926 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Waldir Fucher: Brazilian astrologer, owner of one of the earliest astrology schools in Brazil.
- John Finnegan: American actor (d. 2012).
- Weather map televised for 1st time
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Bye Bye, Blackbird - Nick Lucas
- Am I Wasting My Time on You? - Lewis James
- The Blue Room - Melody Sheiks (Sam Lanin & His Orchestra)
- But I Do, You Know I Do - Ruth Etting
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