Sunday 19 September 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Masatoshi Koshiba and James Lipton.
The Strong Man, directed by Frank Capra, 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 19 September 1926 ?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Masatoshi Koshiba: Japanese physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- James Lipton: American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio.
- Duke Snider: American professional baseball player (Born 1926).
- Nini Rosso
- Edwin "Duke": Snider; Brooklyn Dodgers' centerfielder (406 home runs).
- Joss Baselli: French accordionist.
- Carlo Fruttero: Italian writer, co-wrote with franco lucentini.
- Snider: American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2011).
- Arthur Wills: Composer.
- Lurieen Wallace: (Gov-D-Alabama, 1966-68).
- Pierre Janssen: Art museum director.
- 80,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1926 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Only You and Lonely Me - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
- Valencia (A Song of Spain) - Revelers
- Mountain Greenery - Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra
- Where'd You Get Thoes Eyes? - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Al Jolson - When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along
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