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Sunday 20 June 1926

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Bell and Giovanni Viola. Jealousy, directed by Ewald Andr Dupont, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

It's the Old Army Game

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: W.C. Fields, Louise Brooks, Blanche Ring

Country: United States

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The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gertrude Olmstead, George K. Arthur, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Sparrows

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

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She

Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

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Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Arthur Bell: Royal botanic gardens director (Kew Gardens).
  • Giovanni Viola: Italian soccer/football player, a goalkeeper who played for Juventus F.C.
  • Rehavam Ze'evi: Israeli general and politician 9th Israeli Minister of Tourism (d. 2001).
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Facts:
  • Mordecai W Johnson becomes 1st black President of Howard University

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. A Night of Love - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
  2. Sleepy Head - Ford & Glenn
  3. This Means Nothing to Me - Irene Bordoni

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1926?

  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1642
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carrie Chapman Catt -- June 14, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1641

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Anita Loos

Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power―more relevant today than ever―can come in the most alluring of packages. This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has ...

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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