Saturday 19 August 1933
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Debra Paget and Guy Grosso.
Dinner at Eight, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Debra Paget: American actress with red-gold hair, big eyes and a stunning figure.
- Guy Grosso
- Debra Paget [Griffin]: Denver, Colorado -- Actress (Love Me Tender).
- Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev: Russia -- Cosmonaut.
- Bettina Cirone: American model and photographer.
- David Hopwood: English microbiologist and geneticist.
- 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)
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