Wednesday 20 January 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Eugene Tudor and Michael Higgins in Brooklyn.
The Sea Beast, directed by Millard Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1926 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- David Eugene Tudor: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Composer.
- Michael Higgins in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (1918, Wanda, Black Stallion).
- Patricia Neal in Packard: Kentucky, USA; actress (Hud, Subject Was Roses).
- Robert L Van Citters: Cardiology / advisory panelist / UW dean.
- Qurratulain Hyder: Indian and Pakistani novelist (d. 2007).
- Jamiluddin Aali: Pakistani poet, essayist and columnist
- Bernard Lavalette: French actor who specializes in supporting roles in film, often playing "official" characters such as an Admiral, Colonel, MP, minister or prefect.
- Patricia Neal: American actress who was a Broadway success from her stage debut in 1945. Throughout the 1950's she had many poor roles, but she received the Oscar for "Hud," in 1963. In 1968 she won her second Oscar for "The Subject Was Roses."
- David Tudor: American pianist and composer (d. 1996)
- 2nd German government of Luther begins
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Revelers - Dinah
- My Yiddishe Momme - Willie Howard
- Lullaby Lane - Frank Munn
- Oh Boy! What A Girl - Eddie Cantor
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