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Wednesday 2 August 1933

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ellis Amburn and Gino Landi. Baby Face, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933 while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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Gold Diggers of 1933

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ellis Amburn: American book editor and biographer, who has written books about Roy Orbison, Janis Joplin, Warren Beatty, Elizabeth Taylor and Buddy Holly.
  • Gino Landi: Italian choreographer and theatre director.
  • Ioannis Varvitsiotis: Greek politician Greek Minister of Defence.
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Facts:
  • Opening of the Stalin White Sea ampndash Baltic Sea Canal, a 227 km navigable waterway constructed using forced labour in the Soviet Union connecting the White Sea with Lake Onega and the Baltic.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Juan Trippe -- July 31, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2013
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harold L. Ickes -- July 24, 1933

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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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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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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One More River

By: John Galsworth

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