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Saturday 26 August 1933

It was Saturday, 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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Old Newspapers

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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 26 August 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)

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Magazine Covers

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

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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