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Tuesday 24 October 1933

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Kray and Reggie Kray. The Kennel Murder Case, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Kennel Murder Case

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States

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Bombshell

Directed by: Jean Harlow

Starring: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone

Country: United States

Riders of Destiny

Directed by: Robert N. Bradbury

Starring: John Wayne, Cecilia Parker, Forrest Taylor

Country: United States

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I'm No Angel

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Mae West, Cary Grant, Gregory Ratoff

Country: United States

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Night Flight

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Barrymore, Helen Hayes, Clark Gable

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ronnie Kray: British homicide; a professional criminal along with his identical twin brother.
  • Reggie Kray: British homicide; the first born of twins.
  • Jean-Marie Pelt: Pharmacy professor, botanist, ecologist and toxicologist.
  • Reginald Kray: English gangster (d. 2000).
  • Ronald Kray: English gangster (d. 1995).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1933 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Old Spinning Wheel - Ray Noble & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: N.Y. mayoral candidates Fiorello LaGuardia, John P. O'Brien and Joseph V. McKee
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2025
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Percy S. Straus -- Oct. 16, 1933

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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