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Tuesday 26 October 1926

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov and Panos Gavalas. Fear o' God, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Great K & A Train Robbery

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Tom Mix, Dorothy Dwan, Tony the Horse

Country: United States

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bnky, Gary Cooper

Country: United States

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The Temptress

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Marc McDermott

Country: United States

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Bardelys the Magnificent

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, Roy D'Arcy

Country: United States

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The Strong Man

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Belgium stabilizes current value of franc (5 franc becomes 1 Belga)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1926 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. How Many Times? - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
  2. The Birth Of The Blues - Harry Richman
  3. Baby Face - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George B. Harvey -- Oct. 25, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1660
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elihu Root -- Oct. 18, 1926

Books

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

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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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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Beau Sabreur

By: P.C. Wren

This volume contains the complete Beau Trilogy: BEAU GESTE; BEAU SABREUR and BEAU IDEAL, written by respected British writer P.C.Wren, involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, in which the author served.

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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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