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April 16th, 1940...

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TIME Magazine: Burton K. Wheeler

(TIME Cover: April the 15th, 1940)

 Famous people born on the 16th of April:

778 - King Louis the Pious (d. 840)
1319 - King John II of France (d. 1364)
1889 - Charles Chaplin, English actor, writer, and film producer (d. 1977)
1921 - Peter Ustinov, English actor (d. 2004)
1927 - Pope Benedict XVI
1940 - Margrethe II of Denmark, queen regnant
1953 - Peter Garrett, Australian musician (Midnight Oil)

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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