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Wednesday 20 December 1933

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rik Van Looy Belgian cyclist (world champion and Gordon Getty. Queen Christina, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 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 this week ?

Queen Christina

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bolivia and Paraguay sign weapon cease fire.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2033
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chiang Kai-shek -- Dec. 11, 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

Some reviewers were outraged by Ann Vickers when it first appeared in 1933. "Persons unused to horrid and filthy things had better stay at a safe distance from this book," wrote one.

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Magnificent Obsession

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Excerpt from Magnificent Obsession I T had lately become common chatter AT brightwood Hospital better known for three hundred miles around Detroit as Hudson's Clinic that the chief was all but dead on his feet.

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