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July 24th, 1940...

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TIME Magazine: Prince Konoye

(TIME Cover: July the 22nd, 1940)

 Famous people born on the 24th of July:

1783 - Simón Bolívar, South American liberator (d. 1830)
1802 - Alexandre Dumas, père, French writer (d. 1870)
1860 - Alfons Mucha, Czech artist (d. 1939)
1895 - Robert Graves, English author (d. 1985)
1942 - Chris Sarandon, American actor
1969 - Jennifer Lopez, American actress and singer

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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