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1933


Jan
30
Debut of 'The Lone Ranger'.Debut of 'The Lone Ranger'. This iconic character first appeared on WXYZ radio as an audio show.Superhero Origins: The Lone Ranger

Feb
17
The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States (1933)Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol

18
Birthday of Yoko Ono Birthday of Yoko Ono (1933)The History of The Beatles

27
Germany's parliament building in Berlin the Reichstag is set on fire Reichstag fire: Germany's parliament building in Berlin, the Reichstag, is set on fire (1933)The Architecture of Berlin - Old vs. New
Berlin's Town Squares

Mar
2
King Kong is releasedThe film King Kong opens at New Yorks Radio City Music Hall (1933)The Origins of King Kong
Top 10 Giant Movie Monsters
Top 10 Classic Movie Monsters
Top 10 Fictional Islands in Movies and TV
Top 10 Movies of the 1930s

4
Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the USABiography of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.Franklin Delano Roosevelt Biography: New Deal, WWII

14
Birthday of Quincy Jones Birthday of Quincy Jones (1933)Quincy Jones Bio: Life and Career of the Producer and Composer

14
Sir Michael CaineBirthday of Sir Michael Caine (1933)Top 10 Actors from the United Kingdom

Apr
7
Prohibition is repealedProhibition is repealed for beer of no more than 3.2% alcohol by weight, eight months before the ratification of the XXI amendment (1933)Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol

26
Birthday of Carol Burnett Birthday of Carol Burnett (1933)Top 10 Female Comedians

29
Birthday of Willie NelsonBirthday of Willie Nelson (1933)Top 10 Country Songs of All Time
Top 10 Things We Love About Willie Nelson
Top 10 Supergroups

May
3
Birthday of James BrownBirthday of James Brown (1933)Top 10 Signature Dance Moves
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1960s

28
Birthday of Zelda RubinsteinBirthday of Zelda Rubinstein (1933)Top 10 Influential Little People

Jun
28
Birthday of Gene WilderBirthday of Gene Wilder (1933)Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships

Aug
18
Birthday of Roman Polanski Birthday: Roman Polanski (1933) Top 10 Infamous Celebrity Sex Scandals

Sep
18
Birthday of Scotty BowmanBirthday of Scotty Bowman (1933)Top 10 Coaches: Old vs. New

Nov
3
Birth of actor Jeremy Brett.Birth of actor Jeremy Brett. This English actor was best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes.Top 10 Sherlock Holmes Portrayals

12
Hugh Gray takes the first known photos of the Loch Ness MonsterHugh Gray takes the first known photos of the Loch Ness MonsterTop 10 Unexplained Phenomena: Mysteries

16
Release: Little WomenThe film Little Women is released (1933)Top 10 Katharine Hepburn Performances

Dec
5
Prohibition in the United States is repealedHistory of the Period of Alcohol Prohibition in the United StatesProhibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol

26
Birthday of Caroll SpinneyBirthday of Caroll Spinney (1933)Top 10 Muppets from Sesame Street