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Sunday 17 September 1933

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles E Grassley and Desmond Fennell. The Private Life of Henry VIII., directed by Alexander Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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 17 September 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Magazine Covers

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  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2020
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gertrude Stein -- Sep. 11, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2019

Books

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Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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As the Earth Turns

By: Gladys Hasty Carroll

Book by Carroll, Gladys Hasty

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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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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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