On this day: November 20

Published: Nov 19 2012 12:19:09 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 20 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

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 (second from right) is seen here with Woody Harrelson, Meryl Streep and Lindsay Lohan at the premiere of his film "A Prairie Home Companion" on Feb. 12, 2006.

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