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10 Facts About The Year 1933

What happened in 1933?

Here are 10 Facts.........

1. Wiley Post
, the American aviator becomes the first pilot to fly solo around the world taking off from Floyd Bennet Field and completing the mission in 7 Days 18 Hours and 49 minutes.

2.  King Kong an American adventure fantasy horror monster movie is released
starring Fay Wray.

3.  Franklin D Roosevelt is sworn in as the 32nd President of the USA

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4. Giuseppe Sangara was electrocuted after his failed attempt to assassinate Rossevelt just before his inauguration. He injured 5 bystanders and killed Mayor of Chicago , Anton Cermak.

5. Famous people born included Michael Caine , Yoko Ono , Joan Collins , Jane Mansfield , Gene Wilder , Joan Rivers , Larry King , Michael Dukakis.

6. Gareth Jones , a Welsh journalist reports for the first time to the West on the Holodomor famine-genocide enacted by Stalin`s Soviet Union against the people of Ukraine. The man-made famine killed millions of people.

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7. Music: Top hits included: Stormy Weather by Ethel Waters , Sophisticated Lady by Duke Ellington , That`s My Home by Louis Armstrong , Just An Echo In The Valley by Bing Crosby. Love is the Sweetest Thing by Ray Noble.

8. Albert Einstein arrives in the USA as a refugee fleeing from Nazi Germany

9. Box Office hits included: 42nd Street , King Kong , Morning Glory , Little Women , The Private Life of Henry VIII , I`m No Angel

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10. Sporting Winners included:

FA Cup Final:   Everton 3 Man City 0

Division 1 Winners:  Arsenal

Mens Wimbledon Winner:  Jack Crawford bt Ellsworth Vines 3 Sets to 2

Womens Wimbledon Winner: Helen Moody bt Dorothy Round 2 Sets to 1

Golf Open Championship Winner:  Denny Shute (USA)

Formula One Winner: Tazio Nuvolari

Ryder Cup Winners: Great Britain won 6.5 to 5.5

Home Nations Champions: Scotland

Know Someone Born in 1933?

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10 Facts About The Year 1971

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