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June 20th, 1941...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Maria Elena"
by Jimmy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: General Chen Chang

(TIME Cover: June the 16th, 1941)

 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

Oscar of the best picture in 1941

How Green Was My Valley
directed by John Ford
with Donald Crisp (Mr. Morgan) and Sara Allgood (Mrs. Morgan)

Designed in 1941

The Table lamp
by Paavo Tynell


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