What Happened on August 20th, 1951

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Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

12th Venice Film Festival: "Rashomon" directed by Akira Kurosawa wins the Golden Lion

Film director, screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film director, screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg[ory Dale] Bear, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Eon, Eternity)
  • Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russia, cosmonaut