Wednesday 23 June 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Hess and Lars Johan Werle.
The Adventures of Prince Achmed, directed by Lotte Reiniger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 June 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 23 June 1926 ?
- J??i (L?go) - Latvia
- Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
- The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- National holiday - Luxembourg
- Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
- Victory Day - Estonia
- Father's Day - Poland
- Lars Johan Werle: Composer.
- Jacques Hess: French jazz bass player, critic and historian.
- Carlos Melendez Chaverri: Costa Rican historian.
- Arnaldo Pomodoro: Italian artist, metal sculptor, noted family, brother of metal sculptor Gio Pomodoro.
- Lawson Soulsby: Baron Soulsby of Swaffham Prior English microbiologist and parasitologist.
- Viktor Vasnetsov: Russian painter and illustrator (d. 1926).
- 8th government of Briand van France forms
- The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Valencia - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- The Governor's Pardon - Vernon Dalhart