Friday 25 August 1933
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Skerritt and Wayne Shorter.
Rafter Romance, directed by William Seiter, 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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Which were the important events of 25 August 1933 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Tom Skerritt: American actor and director.
- Wayne Shorter: American saxophonist and composer (Miles Davis Quintet and Weather Report).
- Tom Skeritt: American actor who made his movie debut in 1962 in "War Hunt" and then landed parts in TV shows, primarily Western and war-motif episodes where his rugged good looks lend credibility to his characters.
- Patrick McManus: American journalist and author.
- István Gaál: Hungarian director and screenwriter (d. 2007).
- Roberto De Simone: Italian theatre director, composer and musicologist.
- Tom Skerritt in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor (Ryan's Four, Alien, Big Bad Mama).
- The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people.
- Theodor Lessing is assassinated in Marienbad (Mariánské Lázně), Czechoslovakia.
- Air France begins operations with 250 planes.
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