On this day: January 20

POSTED: 06:54 PM PST Jan 05, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 19, 2016 

FDR is inaugurated for an unprecedented fourth time, Elvis is promoted to sergeant, "Meet The Beatles!" hits record stores, and Iran releases the American hostages, all on this day.

OTD January 20 - Audrey Hepburn
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1993: Belgian-American actress Audrey Hepburn, the star of movies such as "Roman Holiday," "Sabrina," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Charade" and "My Fair Lady," dies of appendiceal cancer at age 63 in Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland. Hepburn earned an Academy Award for Best Actress in her first nomination for 1953's "Roman Holiday" and was nominated another four times in her career for "Sabrina," "The Nun's Story," "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "Wait Until Dark." She is also the only person to complete the EGOT (winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony) posthumously, winning a Tony earlier in her career and receiving a Grammy and an Emmy shortly after her death.


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