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Tuesday 31 August 1926

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Georgiy Petrovich Katys and Jan de Koning. 3 Bad Men, directed by John Ford, 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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Movies

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

3 Bad Men

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen

Country: United States

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Beau Geste

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes

Country: United States

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Battling Butler

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Sally O'Neil, Walter James

Country: United States

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Fig Leaves

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Phyllis Haver

Country: United States

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Don Juan

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Jane Winton, John Roche, Warner Oland

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. At Peace with the World - Al Jolson

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James J. Tunney -- Aug. 30, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1652
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Captain René Fonck -- Aug. 23, 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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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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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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