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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..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

La bohème

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy

Country: United States

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Braveheart

Directed by: Alan Hale

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Lillian Rich, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell

Country: United States

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Tumbleweeds

Directed by: King Baggott

Starring: William S. Hart, Barbara Bedford, Lucien Littlefield

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 February 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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).
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Sentimental Me - Arden-Ohman w Regent Club Orchestra
  2. I'm Sitting on Top of the World - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
  3. Remember - Cliff Edwards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lady Diana Manners -- Feb. 15, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1624
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alfred E. Stearns -- Feb. 8, 1926

Books

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

Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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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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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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