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Thursday 18 November 1926

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dorothy Collins and Kim Besly. What Price Glory, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren 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 ?

Poil de carotte

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Henry Krauss, Charlotte Barbier-Krauss, Andr Heuz

Country: United States

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The Great K & A Train Robbery

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Tom Mix, Dorothy Dwan, Tony the Horse

Country: United States

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bnky, Gary Cooper

Country: United States

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The Temptress

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Marc McDermott

Country: United States

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Bardelys the Magnificent

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, Roy D'Arcy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 November 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Pope Pius XI issues encyclical "On the persecution of the Church in Mexico".
  • George Bernard Shaw refuses to accept the money for his Nobel Prize, saying, ''I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize''.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Barcelona - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
  2. Lucky Day - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  3. Baby Face - Ipana Troubadors

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Sloane Coffin -- Nov. 15, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1663
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Heihachiro Togo -- Nov. 8, 1926

Books

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

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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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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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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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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