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Friday 15 December 1933

1933-12-15

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Son of Kong, directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Son of Kong

Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Frank Reicher

Country: United States

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Alice in Wonderland

Directed by: Norman Mc Leod

Starring: Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin

Country: United States

Flying Down to Rio

Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien

Country: United States

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Sagebrush Trail

Directed by: Armand Schaefer

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Shubert, Lane Chandler

Country: United States

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Lady Killer

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 December 1933 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Jesse Belvin in Texarkana: Arkansas, USA; rock vocalist (Mr Easy).
  • Tim Conway: American actor and comedian, a writer-director with Cleveland TV station before establishing himself as a comic performer on the "Steve Allen Show.
  • Bapu : Indian cartoonist, designer and film director.
  • Donald Woods: South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist (Born 1933).
  • Tim Conway in Willoughby: Ohio, USA; comic (McHale's Navy, Carol Burnett Show).
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Facts:
  • Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15.
  • The Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution officially becomes effective, repealing the Eighteenth Amendment that prohibited the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol.
  • The US 21st Amendment officially goes into effect, alcohol becomes legal in the US.
  • Newfoundland returns to Crown Colony status following financial collapse.ampref name=CBH/amp
  • The British Plastics Federation (the oldest in the world) is founded.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1933 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. Ain't Cha Glad? - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Jack Teagarden)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1933?

  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2033
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chiang Kai-shek -- Dec. 11, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2032

Books

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

Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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As the Earth Turns

By: Gladys Hasty Carroll

Book by Carroll, Gladys Hasty

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Ann Vickers

By: Sinclair Lewis

ANN VICKERS

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Magnificent Obsession

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

When Robert Merrick's life is saved at the expense of the life of an eccentric but adored surgeon, the carefree playboy is forced to reevaluate his own path.

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