Saturday 18 December 1926
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peggy Cummins .
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, 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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Which were the important events of 18 December 1926 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Peggy Cummins: North, Wales -- Actress (Curse of the Demon).
- Turkey converts to the Gregorian calendar, making 'tomorrow' January 1 1927
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
- Baby Face - Whispering Jack Smith
- Why Do Ya Roll Those Eyes? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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