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Monday 23 August 1926

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fredrik Conradi and Clifford Geertz. Alexander's Ragtime Band, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Movies

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Alexander's Ragtime Band

Directed by: Henry King

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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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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

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Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Rudolph Valentino: Italian-American actor who gained fame through his romantic portrayals and whose films included "The Sheik," 1921 "Blood And Sand," 1922 and "Monsieur Beaucaire," 1924.
Facts:
  • 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97)
  • Rodolpho Alfonzo Rafaello Pietro Filiberto Guglieimi Di Valentina D'Antonguolla (Rudolph Valentino), silent movie idol, dies in New York, USA at age 31.
  • The sudden death of popular Hollywood actor and sex symbol Rudolph Valentino at the age of only 31 years old causes mass grief and hysteria around the world.

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