Wednesday August 02, 1933

US date format: 8/2/1933, UK date format: 2/8/1933

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 1933). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tobin Bell and Michel del Castillo. The Ghoul, directed by T. Hayes Hunter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Historical Events

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  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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  • 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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The Ghoul

The Ghoul

Directed by: T. Hayes Hunter

Starring: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Dorothy Hyson

Country: United States of America

Tarzan the Fearless

Tarzan the Fearless

Directed by: Robert F. Hill

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Julie Bishop, Edward Woods, Philo McCullough

Tugboat Annie

Tugboat Annie

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Marie Dressler, Wallace Beery, Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan

Another Language

Another Language

Directed by: Edward H. Griffith

Starring: Helen Hayes, Robert Montgomery, Louise Closser Hale, John Beal

Rainbow Ranch

Rainbow Ranch

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Rex Bell, Cecilia Parker, Bob Kortman, Harry Bowen

Days to next August 02

If August 02, 1933 is your birthday you're 87 years, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 30 days.

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