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Sunday 27 August 1933

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joke Smit and Leonard Weinglass. Rafter Romance, directed by William Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933 while Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rafter Romance

Directed by: William Seiter

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, George Sidney

Country: United States

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Dinner at Eight

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Morning Glory

Directed by: Lowell Sherman

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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Baby Face

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook

Country: United States

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His Private Secretary

Directed by: Philip H. Whitman

Starring: Evalyn Knapp, John Wayne, Reginald Barlow

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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Facts:
  • Earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0

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  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2017
  • Time: German General
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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As the Earth Turns

By: Gladys Hasty Carroll

Book by Carroll, Gladys Hasty

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One More River

By: John Galsworth

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Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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