What Happened on December 20, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life" film premieres in New York, directed by Frank Capra, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore

Actor Lionel Barrymore
Actor
Lionel Barrymore
Actor James Stewart
Actor
James Stewart
Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
  • Darius Milhaud's 2nd Symphony, premieres

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDick Wolf

Dick Wolf, American television series creator (Miami Vice, Law & Order), born in NYC, New York

Crime Drama Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama Producer
Dick Wolf
  • John Spencer, American actor (LA Law, West Wing), born in New York City (d. 2005)

Person of interestUri Geller

Uri Geller, Israeli magician and psychic known for bending forks, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Psychic, illusionist Uri Geller
Psychic, illusionist
Uri Geller