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Friday 25 August 1933

1933-08-25

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Rafter Romance, directed by William Seiter, 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 ?

Rafter Romance

Directed by: William Seiter

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, George Sidney

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrick McManus: American journalist and author.
  • Wayne Shorter: American saxophonist and composer (Miles Davis Quintet and Weather Report).
  • Tom Skerritt: American actor and director.
  • István Gaál: Hungarian director and screenwriter (d. 2007).
  • Tom Skeritt: American actor who made his movie debut in 1962 in "War Hunt" and then landed parts in TV shows, primarily Western and war-motif episodes where his rugged good looks lend credibility to his characters.
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Facts:
  • The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people.
  • Theodor Lessing is assassinated in Marienbad (Mariánské Lázně), Czechoslovakia.
  • Air France begins operations with 250 planes.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2017
  • Time: German General
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2016

Books

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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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