On this day: January 20

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

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 - Federico Fellini
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1920: Film director Federico Fellini, one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century, is born in Rimini, Kingdom of Italy. Fellini, who won five Academy Awards including the most number of Oscars in history for Best Foreign Language Film, is best known for films such as "La Strada," "La Dolce Vita" and "8½." He died at age 73 on Oct. 31, 1993.

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