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1986: Karl Lagerfeld receives the "Golden Fingerhut"  
The aura created by his clothes emanates the inner qualities of human beings. Velvet, silk, taffeta, and tulle can bring out these qualities, but they certainly cannot change them. Only the model muses are exceptions to this rule: Claudia Schiffer, Nadja Auermann, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista or the long-forgotten InÚs de la Fressange. They are all part of a phenomenon created by Karl Lagerfeld.

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Cees Nooteboom, Dutch author, journalist and literary critic was awarded the European Prize for Literature for the following work:
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