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1926


Feb
11
Birthday of Leslie NielsenBirthday of Leslie Nielsen (1926)Top 10 Canadian Comedians
Top 10 Movie Idiots

Mar
16
Birth of comedian Jerry Lewis.Birth of Jerry Lewis. Jerry Lewis is an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio.Top 10 Classic Comedy Duos

30
Ingvar KampradBirthday of Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Ikea.Top 10 Banned Funny Commercials

Apr
9
Birthday of Hugh HefnerBirthday of Hugh Hefner (1926)Top 10 Celebrity Womanizers
Hugh Hefner Biography: Life and Career of the Playboy Founder
Top 10 Successful Founder Spokespeople

19
Birthday of Benjamin Lefty RuggieroBirthday of Benjamin Lefty Ruggiero, a real-life gangster portrayed by Al Pacino in the movie Donnie Brasco (1926)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters

Jun
1
Birthday of Marilyn MonroeBirthday of Marilyn Monroe (1926)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects
The Life and Career of Marilyn Monroe
Top 10 Iconic Americans
Marilyn Monroe Inspired Makeup
Top 10 Actors Who Died Too Soon

28
Birthday of Mel BrooksBirthday of Mel Brooks (1926)Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships

Jul
4
Birthday of Alfredo Di StefanoBirthday of Alfredo Di Stefano (1926).Top 10 Football Players

10
Stella ArtoisThe beer Stella Artois begins production. (1926)Top 10 Global Beers

Aug
3
Birthday of Tony Bennett Birthday: Tony Bennett (1926) The Life and Career of Tony Bennett

6
Harry Houdini performs his greatest featHarry Houdini performs his greatest feat, spending 91 minutes underwater in a sealed tank before escaping (1926) Harry Houdini: Biography

13
Birthday of Fidel CastroBirthday of Fidel Castro (1926)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader
Top 10 Influential Political Leaders of the Last Century
Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders

Oct
14
The children's book Winnie-the-Pooh is first publishedHis name is a tribute to a real-life bear, and the sound made when he blows butterflies off his nose.The Origins of Winnie-The-Pooh

18
Birthday of Chuck BerryChuck Berry is bornTop 10 Rock and Roll Pioneers
Top 10 Signature Rock Moves
Top 10 Solo Guitarists
Top 10 Guitarists of All Time (REDUX)

18
Birthday of Klaus KinskiBirthday of Klaus Kinski (1926)Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships
Top 10 Hot-Headed Actors

24
Harry Houdini's last performanceHe was the most famous magician in history. http://www.WatchMojo.com learns more about the life and accomplishments of Harry Houdini.Harry Houdini: Biography

31
Death of Harry Houdini Death: Harry Houdini (1926)Harry Houdini: Biography

Nov
21
Release: The 1st Great Gatsby Film is releasedThe first 'The Great Gatsby' film is released. It's a black-and-white silent film but only the trailer survives (1926).Top 10 Great Gatsby Trivia

Dec
19
Birthday of Bobby LayneBirthday of Bobby LayneTop 10 Sports Curses

31
Release: The General is releasedThe General is released (1926)Top 10 Movies of the 1920s