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1922 – Born on August 18th  in Brest, France. A representative writer and leading theoretician of the nouveau roman (“new novel”), the French “anti-novel” that emerged in the 1950s. He also became a screenwriter and film director. 1945 – He graduated from the Paris-based Institut National Agronomique (National Institute of Agronomy) and embarked on a ..

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1968 – He was born on the 10th day of September this year in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.   1983 – Ritchie was expelled from Stanbridge Earls School at the age of 15. He is dyslexic, and the school is one of the most prominent institutions specialising in dyslexia in the UK.   1993 – Director ..

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1914 – Martin Ritt, born on the 2nd Of March in New York City. He was an American director, actor, and playwright who worked in both film and theater. 1939 – His associations with the Group Theater, founded on a Russian model, and the Federal Theater Project (which Congress had stopped funding because of what ..

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1902 – She was born Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefnstahl on the 22nd day of August this year in the Wedding district of Berlin, she began her career as a self-styled and well-known interpretive dancer.   1932 – She heard Adolf Hitler speak at a rally in this year and was mesmerized by his powers ..

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1873 – Born on the 8th of September in Baden, near Vienna, Austria. 1912 – The famed Austro German showman first came to the attention of most American playgoers when Winthrop Ames imported his mounting of the Oriental pantomime Sumurun. 1924 – Reinhardt visited New York to recreate his production of The Miracle. 1927 – ..

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1947 – Robert Reiner, born on the 6th of March in The Bronx, New York. He is an American actor, director, producer, and writer. 1960 – At age 13, the family moved to the Los Angeles area, where he attended Beverly Hills High School and the University of California, Los Angeles. 1971 – 1976 – ..

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1921 – He was born this year in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.   1940 – He got his degree in Economics this year at the Presidency College, Calcutta.   1948 – He married Bijoya Ray.   1943 – He studied visual arts in the University, Santiniketan, he left this year.   1950 – He also ..

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1934 – Born on the 1st of July in Lafayette, Indiana. 1960 – His career started in the directing episodes of TV series such as The Fugitive and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. 1970 – They Shoot Horses, Don’t They. 1973 – The Way We Were. 1975 – Three Days of the Condor. 1982 – Tootsie. 1984 ..

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1933 – Born on August 18th in Paris, France. 1955 – Appeared in Andrzej Wajda’s Pokolenie. 1959 – Married to Basia Kwiatkowski.          – Graduated from Lodz Film School, Poland. 1962 – His feature debut, Nóz w wodzie, was the first Polish post-war film not associated with the war theme. 1963 – His early ..

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