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Tuesday 8 August 1933

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bob Ansett and Michel-Marcel Gougeon. Baby Face, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933 while As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll 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 8 August 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bob Ansett: Australian founder of Budget Rent a Car in 1965.
  • Michel-Marcel Gougeon: French race horse trainer and jockey, a harnessed trot racer who won the Prix d'Amérique three times - on Toscan (1970), Lurabo (1984), and Ourasi (1990).
  • Joe Tex: American singer and songwriter (Born 1933).
  • Serena Wilson: American dancer and choreographer (d. 2007).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Adolf Loos: Austrian architect and theoretician designed Villa Müller (d. 1933).
Facts:
  • In Sioux County, Nebraska, USA a meteorite falls harmlessly to the ground.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marie Dressler -- Aug. 7, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2014
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Juan Trippe -- July 31, 1933

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Books

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

As the Earth Turns

By: Gladys Hasty Carroll

Book by Carroll, Gladys Hasty

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One More River

By: John Galsworth

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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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