Sunday 23 May 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Knowles and Georges Bartoli.
It's the Old Army Game, directed by A. Edward Sutherland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1926 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- John Knowles: American physician and government official.
- Georges Bartoli: Marseille EXecutives.
- Basil D'Souza: Indian bishop (d. 1996).
- Joe Slovo: Latvian / South African attorney / Secretary General (SACR), dies at 68.
- Hans Koessler: Composer, dies at 73.
- Lebanese constitution is established under French mandate.
- Hack Wilson is first to hit a homerun off Chicago's Wrigley Field scoreboard.
- The first Lebanese constitution is established.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Rio Rita - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
- Drifting and Dreaming (Sweet Paradise) - George Olsen & His Orchestra
- Always - Henry Burr
- Always - Nick Lucas
- After I Say I'm Sorry - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
- Here in My Arms - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
- Kentucky's Way Of Sayin' Good Morning - Brox Sisters
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