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Friday 22 December 1933

1933-12-22

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Sons of the Desert, directed by William A. Seiter, 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 ?

Sons of the Desert

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase

Country: United States

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Design for Living

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Miriam Hopkins

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Tulard: French academic and historian, specialising in the history of cinema, of the French Consulate and the First French Empire.
  • John Hartle: English motorcycle racer (d. 1968).
  • Henry Levesque: French race horse jockey, a harnessed trot racer, the son of race horse owner, Henri, who trained five winners of the Prix d'Amérique.
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1933?

  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2034
  • Time: Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2033

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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