Thursday 18 February 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Harry "Little" Caesar and Len Ford.
La bohème, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1926 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Harry "Little" Caesar: Blues singer / actor (City Heat, Homer & Eddie).
- Len Ford: NFL end (Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers).
- Wallace Berman: American artist.
- Rossana Beccari: Italian singer, who died on 10 December 1979 in Rome.
- Guy Branca: French political activist, captain of the Algerian branch of the Organisation de l'armée secrète (OAS) ["Organisation of the Secret Army"], a short-lived French dissident far-right paramilitary organisation during the Algerian War (1954–62).
- Ghislaine Marchal: French homicide victim, found dead at her home in Mougins, France. She had written with her own blood, "Omar killed me." Omar Raddad was the gardener (born 7/01/1962, time unknown, near Oujda, Morocco). On this evidence he was found guilty and sentenced on 2/02/1994 to 18 years prison, though popular opinion was that he was not guilty.
- Nalini Jaywant: Indian actress (d. 2010)
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Sentimental Me - Arden-Ohman w Regent Club Orchestra
- I'm Sitting on Top of the World - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
- Remember - Cliff Edwards
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