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June 20th, 1938...

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TIME Magazine: Robert W. Wood

(TIME Cover: June the 20th, 1938)

 Famous people born on the 20th of June:

1005 - Ali az-Zahir, caliph (d. 1036)
1566 (O.S.) - King Sigismund III Vasa (d. 1632)
1819 - Jacques Offenbach, German composer (d. 1880)
1899 - Jean Moulin, French Resistance leader (d. 1943)
1909 - Errol Flynn, Australian actor (d. 1959)
1931 - Martin Landau, American actor
1949 - Lionel Richie, American musician and singer (The Commodores)
1960 - John Taylor, English musician (Duran Duran)
1970 - Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1938

Enrico Fermi

for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons

Rome University - Rome, Italy

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1938

You Can't Take It with You
directed by Frank Capra
with Spring Byington (Penny Sycamore)

Designed in 1938

The Ankle-strap sandal
by Salvatore Ferragamo


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