Saturday September 16, 1933

US date format: 9/16/1933, UK date format: 16/9/1933

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It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 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 Jim Gilbert and George Chakiris in Norwood. Wild Boys of the Road, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Wild Boys of the Road

Wild Boys of the Road

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Frankie Darro, Rochelle Hudson, Edwin Phillips, Dorothy Coonan Wellman



Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

Starring: Boris Livanov, Vasili Kovrigin, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Tamara Makarova

To the Last Man

To the Last Man

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Randolph Scott, Esther Ralston, Jack La Rue, Buster Crabbe

Lady for a Day

Lady for a Day

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Farrell

Country: United States of America

Bureau of Missing Persons

Bureau of Missing Persons

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Bette Davis, Lewis Stone, Pat O'Brien, Glenda Farrell


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 16, 1933?


  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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