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Tuesday 8 August 1933

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1933). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elinor Ostrom and Jerry Pournelle. Skyway, directed by Lewis D. Collins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Directed by: Lewis D. Collins

Starring: Ray Walker, Kathryn Crawford, Arthur Vinton, Claude Gillingwater

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The Ghoul

Directed by: T. Hayes Hunter

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

Country: United States

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Another Language

Directed by: Edward H. Griffith

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

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Rainbow Ranch

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

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

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Secret of the Blue Room

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Gloria Stuart, Paul Lukas, Edward Arnold

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1933 ?

  • 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:
  • Jerry Pournelle: Journalist.
  • Elinor Ostrom: Economist.
  • 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).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Adolf Loos: Austrian architect and theoretician designed Villa Müller (d. 1933).
  • In Sioux County, Nebraska, USA a meteorite falls harmlessly to the ground.

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Planetary positions on August 08, 1933 - Geocentric view

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