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Wednesday 16 August 1933

1933-08-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Dinner at Eight, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dinner at Eight

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Morning Glory

Directed by: Lowell Sherman

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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Baby Face

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook

Country: United States

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His Private Secretary

Directed by: Philip H. Whitman

Starring: Evalyn Knapp, John Wayne, Reginald Barlow

Country: United States

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Gold Diggers of 1933

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
  • Reiner Kunze: German poet and translator.
  • Tom Maschler: English author and publisher.
  • Stuart Roosa: American military Colonel and an astronaut with NASA Intelligence.
  • Julie Newmar: American actress, singer and dancer who first danced in concerts and operas.
  • Jan van Ginkel: Graphic artist / publisher (Perscombinatie).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frances Perkins -- Aug. 14, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2015
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marie Dressler -- Aug. 7, 1933

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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