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January 23rd, 1940...

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TIME Magazine: Lauritz Melchoir

(TIME Cover: January the 23rd, 1940)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of January:

1783 - Stendhal, French writer (d. 1842)
1832 - Edouard Manet, French artist (d. 1883)
1876 - Otto Diels, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1954)
1896 - Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1985)
1910 - Django Reinhardt, Belgian guitarist (d. 1953)
1957 - Princess Caroline of Monaco

Oscar of the best picture in 1940

directed by Alfred Hitchcock
with Laurence Olivier (Maxim de Winter) and Joan Fontaine (Mrs de Winter)

Designed in 1940

The Pelican chair
by Finn Juhl


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