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May 14th, 1940...

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TIME Magazine: General Von Falkenhorst

(TIME Cover: May the 13th, 1940)

 Famous people born on the 14th of May:

1316 - Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378)
1666 - Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)
1710 - King Adolf Frederick of Sweden (d. 1771)
1897 - Sidney Bechet, American musician (d. 1959)
1944 - George Lucas, American film director
1952 - David Byrne, Scottish-American musician (Talking Heads)
1953 - Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia
1959 - Steve Hogarth, British singer (Marillion)

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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