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Thursday 14 September 1933

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harve Presnell in Modesto and Harve Presnell. The Private Life of Henry VIII., directed by Alexander Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933 while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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The Private Life of Henry VIII.

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall

Country: United States

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Berkeley Square

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Leslie Howard, Heather Angel, Valerie Taylor

Country: United States

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Penthouse

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Charles Butterworth

Country: United States

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Lady for a Day

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee

Country: United States

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Rafter Romance

Directed by: William Seiter

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, George Sidney

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harve Presnell in Modesto: California, USA; actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown).
  • Harve Presnell: American actor and singer with a rich baritone particularly noted for his performances in musical theater.
  • Ingo Swann: American artist and psychic, an exceptionally successful subject in parapsychological experiments.
  • Bruno Bollini: .
  • Zoe Caldwell: Australia -- Actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie).
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Facts:
  • 2 billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook Oregon fire
  • Schaduwproces-Rijksdagbrand opens in London
  • Two billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook, Oregon fire.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gertrude Stein -- Sep. 11, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2019
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jack Crawford -- Sep. 4, 1933

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Books

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

Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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Ann Vickers

By: Sinclair Lewis

Some reviewers were outraged by Ann Vickers when it first appeared in 1933. "Persons unused to horrid and filthy things had better stay at a safe distance from this book," wrote one.

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As the Earth Turns

By: Gladys Hasty Carroll

Book by Carroll, Gladys Hasty

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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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