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On this day: November 20

POSTED: 12:19 PM Nov 19 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 20 2014

The Nuremberg Trials begin, Princess Elizabeth gets married, "Terms of Endearment" premieres in New York City, Windows 1.0 is released, and Michael Jackson is arrested, all on this day.

OTD November 20 - Robert Altman
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2006: Film director Robert Altman, best known for movies such as "MASH," "McCabe and Mrs. Miller," "Nashville," "The Player," "Short Cuts" and "Gosford Park," dies of leukemia at the age of 81 in West Hollywood, California. Altman is seen here backstage with his honorary Oscar statuette for his career achievments during the 78th Annual Academy Awards on March 5, 2006.

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