Sunday August 13, 1933

US date format: 8/13/1933, UK date format: 13/8/1933

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 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 Madhur Jaffrey and Louis Rosso. Gordon of Ghost City, directed by Ray Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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  • 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound Country Club - Milwaukee
  • Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist

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Gordon of Ghost City

Gordon of Ghost City

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Buck Jones, Madge Bellamy, Walter Miller, Tom Ricketts



Directed by: Lewis D. Collins

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

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

Days to next August 13

If August 13, 1933 is your birthday you're 86 years, 11 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.

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