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Movie events on the 23rd February

1743

Mayer Amschel Rothschild, founder of Europe's most prominent banking empire is born. (Frankfurt, Germany) (Rothschilds, Die)

1836

Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie head a stand-off between Texans and Tejanos. (The Alamo)

1938

FBI investigator Ed Renard orders the German steamship Bismarck detained from leaving New York Harbor. He arrests suspected spy Hilda Kleinhauer and, after presenting her with coded messages found in her belongings, convinces her to cooperate by identifying her accomplices in the United States. (New York, New York) (Confessions of a Nazi Spy)

1940

Woody Guthrie writes "This Land is Your Land." (Bound for Glory)

Scott Hayward, future inventor and speedboat champion, is born into an oil dynasty. (Texas, USA) (Clambake)

1945

U.S. Marines raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, the highest point on the island and a key strategic point. (Iwo Jima) (Flags of Our Fathers)

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. (Iwo Jima, Japan) (X-Men: Days of Future Past)

1958

Scott Hayward receives a vast oil field on his 18th birthday from his oil baron father, Duster Hayward. (Texas, USA) (Clambake)

1964

Special Agent Dana Katherine Scully born. (The X-Files Movie)

Dana Scully is born. (The X-Files Movie)

1965

Stan Laurel dies. (Santa Monica, California) (Chaplin)

1979

Mary Ann Boyd's passport is issued. (Argo)

Timothy Harris' passport is issued. (Argo)

1984

Mary Ann Boyd's passport expires. (Argo)

Timothy Harris' passport expires. (Argo)

1989

The body of homecoming queen Laura Palmer is discovered. (Twin Peaks) (Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me)

1997

Scientists clone a sheep named Dolly. (The 6th Day)

2009

The date that Jim Jacks would have promoted Christine Brown to assistant manager. (Los Angeles, California) (Drag Me To Hell)

2012

Elsa cleans Dodge's apartment. (New York, New York) (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World)

Complete list of movie dates.


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