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On June 23, 1964: Writer, director, and producer Joss Whedon was born in New York City. Whedon is most known for creating the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He has also written numerous hit movies, including 1995’s Toy Story and 2012’s The Avengers, which was one of the highest grossing movies of all time.

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On June 23, 1903: Screenwriter and film producer, Anthony Veiller was born. Over his career, Veiller wrote 41 films, such as State of the Union and Moulin Rouge. He collaborated with several top directors, among them Frank Capra and Orson Wells. Though he never won any major awards, he was twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay.