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Tuesday 25 May 1926

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bill Sharman and Miles Davis. It's the Old Army Game, directed by A. Edward Sutherland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

It's the Old Army Game

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: W.C. Fields, Louise Brooks, Blanche Ring

Country: United States

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The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

Country: United States

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Der Mann ohne Nerven

Directed by: Grard Bourgeois

Starring: Harry Piel, Dary Holm, Albert Paulig

Country: United States

Sparrows

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

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She

Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bill Sharman: American basketball player and coach, who is mostly known for his time with the Boston Celtics in the 1950s, partnering with Bob Cousy in what some consider the greatest backcourt duo of all time.
  • Miles Davis: Alton artists.
  • Claude Akins: American actor (d. 1994).
  • William Bowyer: English painter and academic (d. 2015).
  • Phyllis Gotlieb: Canadian author and poet (d. 2009).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of Ukrainian People's Republic.

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Music Charts

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. Drifting and Dreaming (Sweet Paradise) - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  3. Always - Henry Burr
  4. Always - Nick Lucas
  5. After I Say I'm Sorry - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
  6. Here in My Arms - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
  7. Kentucky's Way Of Sayin' Good Morning - Brox Sisters

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1926?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Albert C. Ritchie -- May 24, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1638
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip A.S. Franklin -- May 17, 1926

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Anita Loos

Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power―more relevant today than ever―can come in the most alluring of packages. This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has ...

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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