Friday 18 August 1933
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jules Bastin and Just Fontaine.
Dinner at Eight, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Jules Bastin: Belgian operatic bass, who made his debut in 1960 at La Monnaie, singing Charon in L'Orfeo.
- Just Fontaine: French football (soccer) player, best known for being the record holder for most goals scored in a single edition of the FIFA World Cup, with 13 in 1958.
- Roman Polanski: French film director, noted in France and America for works that include "Rosemary's Baby" and "Chinatown.
- Roger Baens: Belgium sport Champion.
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