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Sunday 26 December 1926

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 26, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jo Moutet and Edgar D. Hotel Imperial, directed by Mauritz Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 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 26 December 1926 ?

  • 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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  • Prince-regent Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan
  • In Japanese History, the Shōwa era begins from this day due to the demise of Emperor Taishō on the day before.
  • Phencyclidine ''(PCP, angel dust)'' is first synthesized.
  • Widows' pensions are introduced in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Earl W. Bascom, rodeo cowboy and artist, designs and makes rodeo's first high-cut rodeo chaps at Stirling, Alberta Canada.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 26, 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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