Thursday 29 April 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leonard Fenton and Carie Meek.
She, directed by Leander De Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 29 April 1926 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Leonard Fenton
- Carie Meek: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Florida).
- Elmer Kelton: American journalist and author (d. 2009).
- France and US reach accord on repayment of WWI.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Always - George Olsen & His Orchestra
- Thanks for the Buggy Ride - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
- Here in My Arms - Jack Shilkret & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?