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Saturday 26 December 1925

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Baron Baker and Claude Meillassoux. A Woman of the Sea, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925 while The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kenned was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy

Country: United States

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Braveheart

Directed by: Alan Hale

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Lillian Rich, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell

Country: United States

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Tumbleweeds

Directed by: King Baggott

Starring: William S. Hart, Barbara Bedford, Lucien Littlefield

Country: United States

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The Plastic Age

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Donald Keith, Mary Alden, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1925 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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Facts:
  • 1st East West football game at Ewing Park before 25,000 fans
  • NHL record 141 shots as New York Americans (73) beat Pittsburgh Pirates (68) 3-1.
  • Turkey adopts the Gregorian Calendar.
  • The Great Sphinx of Giza is unearthed at the start of a complete excavation.
  • The Australian state of Queensland introduces a 44-hour working week.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1925 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Knee Deep in Daisies (And Head Over Heels in Love) - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  2. Vernon Dalhart - The Death of Floyd Collins
  3. Brown Eyes, Why are You Blue? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
  4. Alone at Last - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1925?

  • Science: Science vol. 62 issue 1617
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Booth Tarkington -- Dec. 21, 1925
  • Science: Science vol. 62 issue 1616

Books

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

The Constant Nymph

By: Margaret Kenned

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Glorious Apollo

By: E. Barrington

In writing the life of Byron in the form of a novel I have endeavored, as in The Divine Lady and in my other books, to touch biography with imagination and to present the essential truth as I see it, ...

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The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

TITLE: THE LITTLE FRENCH GIRL By ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK 1924 AUTHOR: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GROSSET & DUNLAP, NY 1924 EDITION: First Edition assumed for Grosset CATEGORY: Children, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue

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Soundings

By: A. Hamilton Gibbs

pages look good and binding is tight. cover looks good as well.

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