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Friday 30 April 1926

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cloris Leachman in Des Moines and Harold Humes. She, directed by Leander De Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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 ?

She

Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

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Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian

Country: United States

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For Heaven's Sake

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

Country: United States

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Kiki

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor

Country: United States

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Waxworks

Directed by: Leo Birinsky

Starring: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cloris Leachman in Des Moines: Iowa, USA; actress (Phyllis, Last Picture Show, High Anxiety).
  • Harold Humes: American magazine founder known as HL Humes in his books and usually as "Doc" Humes in life.
  • Cloris Leachman: American actress, a multifaceted talent of TV, film, and stage, best known for her role as Phyllis Lindstrom on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," 1970 and her spin-off sitcom, "Phyllis," 1975.
  • Shrinivas Khale: Indian composer (d. 2011).
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Facts:
  • African-American pilot Bessie Coleman is killed after falling from an airplane.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Always - George Olsen & His Orchestra
  2. Thanks for the Buggy Ride - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
  3. Here in My Arms - Jack Shilkret & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1635
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Raquel Meller -- Apr. 26, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1634

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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