1932 - Born in Paris on the 6th of February.
1953 - Truffaut came to filmmaking only after an early career as one of the most outspoken film critics in France, writing for Bazin's Cahiers du cinéma.
1957 - On the 29th of October, he married Madeleine Morgenstern at the city hall in Paris.
1959 - Truffaut was judged Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for his brilliant The 400 Blows.
1973 - Production of Day for Night won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
1965 - He and Morgenstern divorced.
1984 - Died on the 21st of October, buried in the Montmartre Cemetery in Paris.
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- "An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal-falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox."