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16/01/1948 John Carpenter, a director of horror movies, is born

John Howard Carpenter is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and musician. Although Carpenter has worked with various film genres, he is associated most commonly with horror, action, and science fiction films of the 1970s and 1980s.


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