Sunday 19 December 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeanne Kirkpatrick and Bobby Layne.
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson 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 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1926 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Jeanne Kirkpatrick: US ambassador to United Nations.
- Bobby Layne: American football quarterback who played for 15 seasons in the National Football League.
- Edmond Purdom: British actor and leading man in the '50s who failed to emerge a star after full Hollywood promotion.
- Herb Stempel: American game show contestant.
- Fikret Otyam: Turkish painter and journalist (d. 2015).
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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