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 This day in History - March 20
415 Historic Events for March 20
1948

1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90

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1948

20th Academy Awards - "Gentleman's Agreement," L Young, R Colman win minutes by 2nd live televised musical Arturo Toscvanni on NBC

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1950

William Hurt, Wash DC, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God)

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1950

Walter Eucken, German economist, dies at 59

Death
1951

Guy Perry, rock guitarist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)

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1951

Jimmie Vaughan, guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds)

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1951

Madan Lal, cricketer (Indian medium pacer in the 70's)

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1951

John Wetton, rocker (Asia)

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1951

Indonesian army offensive against Darul Islam on Java

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1951

Jan Ingenhoven, composer, dies at 74

Death
1951

Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer, dies at 60

Death
1951

Tanya Boyd, Detroit Mich, actress (Celeste-Days of our Life)

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1952

24th Academy Awards - "American in Paris," H Bogart and Vivian Leigh win

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1952

Anand Armitraj, India, tennis player (Brother of ViJay)

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1952

US senate ratifies peace treaty with Japan

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1952

Final ratification of peace treaty restoring sovereignty to Japan

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1953

Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author (Vidas Secas), dies at 60

Death
1953

Senator Edwin C Johnson offers a bill to give clubs the sole

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1954

16th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: La Salle beats Bradley 92-76

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1954

"King and I" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1246 performances

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1954

Charlie Simmer, Ontario, NHL left winger (LA Kings)

Birth
1954

Jim Seales, Hamilton Ala, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

Birth
1954

1st newspaper vending machine used (Columbia Pennsylvania)

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1955

KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1956

Union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp

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