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Movie events on the 11th April

1721

David Zeisberger is born. (Zauchental, Moravia, near Ostrava (Czech Republic)) (The Moravian Massacre)

1890

John Merrick, the Elephant Man, dies. (London) (The Elephant Man)

1896

Metropolitan Press headline: "BUTCHER LINKED TO MISSING PERSONS." (The Midnight Meat Train)

1899

The Morning Leader headline: "GERMANY'S NEWEST WEAPON." (Sri Lanka) (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

1917

Scott Joplin dies. (Scott Joplin)

1931

Dorothy Parker resigns as drama critic for "The New Yorker". (Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle)

1935

Richard Kuklinski is born. (Jersey City, NJ) (The Iceman)

1940

The capital is abandoned by civilians by this time. (Oslo, Norway) (Foreign Correspondent)

1951

US President Harry S Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of command of the US forces in Korea. (MacArthur)

1970

Apollo 13 is successfully launched. (Cape Canaveral, Florida) (Apollo 13)

1979

President Idi Amin is overthrown. (Uganda) (The Last King of Scotland)

1980

Socialite Joanne Herring convinces congressman Charlie Wilson to help the Afghani people against the Soviets and meet with the Pakistani president. (Houston, Texas) (Charlie Wilson's War)

1989

Francis Dolarhyde kidnaps Freddy Lounds. (Chicago, IL) (Red Dragon)

1997

Machine-gunned bodies of 17 British sailors are recovered by Vietnamese Government. Ballistic reports show that the ammunition used is the same as that used by the Chinese military. (Vietnam) (Tomorrow Never Dies)

Machine-gunned bodies of 17 British sailors are recovered by Vietnamese Government. Ballistic reports show that the ammunition used is the same as that used by the Chinese military. (Vietnam) (Tomorrow Never Dies)

The Carver Global Satellite Network is launched, but a curious power outage interrupts Elliot Carver's inaugural broadcast in mid-speech. (Hamburg, Germany) (Tomorrow Never Dies)

2009

Maersk Alabama arrives. (Mombasa, Kenya) (Captain Phillips)

2011

Ambivalent aliens land off the coast of Los Angeles to engage in war with humans for the water on our planet. United States Marines engage the enemy and destroy their ability to provide air support to their troops on the ground. (Los Angeles, California) (Battle: Los Angeles)

Olive lies to Rhiannon about losing her virginity. (Ojai, California) (Easy A)

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