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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- 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)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- 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).
- 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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