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Friday 20 August 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Rosolino and Arthur Rock. Beau Geste, directed by Herbert Brenon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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What the sky looked like on 20 August 1926

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Movies

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

Beau Geste

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes, Alice Joyce

Country: United States

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Crazy Like a Fox

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Charley Chase, Oliver Hardy, William V. Mong, Martha Sleeper

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Scrambled Eggs

Directed by: Lorenzo Manetti

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The Duchess of Buffalo

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Tullio Carminati, Edward Martindel, Rose Dione

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The Bells

Directed by: James Young

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Caroline Frances Cooke, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Lorimer Johnston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia
  • Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) is established.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 1926 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Girl Friend - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  2. I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (If I Knew I'd Find You) - Al Jolson

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