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Thursday 20 May 1926

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lya Bosi and Elwin Larson. The Boob, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

Country: United States

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Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

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A Tale of Two Kitties

Directed by: Ireneusz Czesny

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Mum's the Word

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Charley Chase, Virginia Pearson, Anders Randolf, Martha Sleeper

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Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1926 ?

  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lya Bosi: Italian painter who translated planetary combinations into images.
  • Vic Ames: Rocker (Ames Brothers).
  • Elwin Larson: American chemical engineer and CEO in charge of Brooklyn Union Gas, a natural gas supplier used in transportation vehicles.
  • George Hurst: Scottish-English conductor (d. 2012).
  • John Lucarotti: British-born Canadian screenwriter (Born 1926).
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  • Congress passes Air Commerce Act, licensing of pilots and planes
  • Railway Labor Act became law.
  • Belgian Government of Henri Jaspar takes power.
  • Thomas Edison says Americans prefer silent movies over talkies.
  • US Congress passes Air Commerce Act, licensing of pilots and planes.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 20, 1926 - Geocentric view

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

Top #7 songs in the USA
  1. Rio Rita - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
  2. Henry Burr - Always
  3. Always - Nick Lucas
  4. Kentucky's Way Of Sayin' Good Morning - Brox Sisters
  5. After I Say I'm Sorry - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
  6. Drifting and Dreaming (Sweet Paradise) - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  7. Here in My Arms - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra

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