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Thursday 23 December 1926

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Negro and Robert Bly. Hotel Imperial, directed by Mauritz Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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What the sky looked like on 23 December 1926

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

Hotel Imperial

Directed by: Mauritz Stiller

Starring: Pola Negri, James Hall, George Siegmann, Max Davidson

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Directed by: Hans Richter

Starring: Stella F. Simon

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Hard Boiled Yeggs

Directed by: Scott Pembroke

Starring: Billy West, Ethelyn Gibson, William Dyer, Les Bates

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Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Barbara Kent

Country: United States

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The Cruise of the Jasper B

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Mildred Harris, Snitz Edwards, Jack Ackroyd

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1926 ?

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laurent Negro: French founder of the first agency in Europe to provide temporary work for the unemployed.
  • Robert Bly: American poet, translator, editor and publisher; active in the men’s movement since the 1980s, doing workshops and writing about men’s issues in "Iron John" and other works.
  • Dusan Kostic: Composer.
  • James Dewar: Journalist / documentary film-maker.
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  • KEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 23, 1926 - Geocentric view

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. I Lost My Heart in Monterey (When I Found You) - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  2. Tonight You Belong to Me - Franklyn Baur
  3. Someone is Losin' Susan - Harry Reser's Orchestra
  4. It Made You Happy When You Made Me Cry - Isham Jones & His Orchestra

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