Friday 20 August 1926
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frank Rosolino and Nobby Wirkowski.
Beau Geste, directed by Herbert Brenon, 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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Which were the important events of 20 August 1926 ?
- 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
Famous Birthdays:20 August
- Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia
- Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) is established.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- The Blue Room - Melody Sheiks (Sam Lanin & His Orchestra)
- Am I Wasting My Time on You? - Lewis James
- Bye Bye, Blackbird - Nick Lucas
- But I Do, You Know I Do - Ruth Etting
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