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Movie events on the 29th January

1820

King George III dies. (Windsor Castle, Berkshire, United Kingdom) (The Madness of King George)

1843

William McKinley is born. (Niles, Ohio) (Rough Riders)

1861

Kansas enters the Union as a free state. (Kansas) (Man of Steel)

1901

J.B. Books dies from gunshot wounds during a shoot-out. (Carson City, NE) (The Shootist)

1915

German lieutenant Erwin Rommel leads his company in the daring capture of four French block-houses, the structures used on the front to house artillery positions. (France) (The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel)

1930

THE AFRICAN newspaper headline is "AN EXTRAORDINARY MYSTERY: REPORTER TINTIN UNMASKS TRIBE OF GANGSTERS". (Africa) (The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn)

1944

1st Lieutenant Robert Benson of the 3rd Division of the 45th Infantry dies in the World War II Battle of Cisterna. (Cisterna, Italy) (The Day the Earth Stood Still)

1952

1809km in to their cross-continent motorcycle journey, Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado continue their journey after seeing Ernesto's lady-friend Chichina. (Piedra del Aguila, Argentina) (The Motorcycle Diaries)

1957

The FNL calls for a seven-day general strike for all Arab Algerians. (Algiers, Algeria) (The Battle of Algiers)

1967

Day 1 of The Truman Show. (Seahaven Island City) (The Truman Show)

1973

Mystique thwarts Magneto's attempt to control the Sentinels to kill President Nixon and his cabinet. Professor X and Beast prevent Mystique from killing Trask. After being tossed into the Potomac River, Wolverine's future self returns to his future body in a new future. (Washington, D.C.) (X-Men: Days of Future Past)

1975

Pamela Farris checks into Hotel Francis Duke. (Central City) (Hotel for Dogs)

1985

Richard Chance finds Carl Cody in the home of his informant Ruth Lanier. (Los Angeles, California) (To Live and Die in LA)

1997

The date on a sign in a comic book store that says "THE FORCE WILL BE HERE". (Paul)

2056

Weyland Industries earns patent number 15,725,924 for Method and Apparatus for a mechanised exo-skeleton used for lifting and moving heavy objects such as crates and vehicle weaponry. (Prometheus)

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