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Tuesday 16 May 1933

1933-05-16

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). A Study in Scarlet, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

A Study in Scarlet

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Reginald Owen, Anna May Wong, June Clyde

Country: United States

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The Barbarian

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Myrna Loy, Reginald Denny

Country: United States

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The Devil's Brother

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dennis King

Country: United States

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The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Colbert Clark

Starring: Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, Ralph Bushman

Country: United States

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The Mind Reader

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Warren William, Constance Cummings, Allen Jenkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jose Gonzales: American drug abuser who stabbed his mom to death while demented with LSD.
  • Danièle Heymann: French cinema critic who officiates on 'Le Masque et la Plume' (The Mask and the Feather), an arts radio show on 'France Inter.
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Facts:
  • Cecil Travis becomes first player to get five hits in his first game.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerardo Machado -- May 15, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 77 issue 2002
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Raymond Moley -- May 8, 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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