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Movie events on the 16th May

1849

The ship Land o'Lakes out of Buffalo, NY, bound for Milwalkee encounters a four-bell force gale, strikes a reef and flounders; all hands are lost, including Capt. Joshua Stuart and sixty immigrants from the Old World. (Lake Michigan, USA) (Thunder Rock)

1899

The Fantom blows up a zeppelin full of hydrogen gas. (Berlin, Germany) (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

1919

Liberace is born. (West Allis, Wisconsin) (Rock 'n' Roll Frankenstein)

1930

Studio boss Sam Otis fires philandering director Frank Buelow by invoking Section 13-A of his contract with the studio. (Hollywood, CA) (Show Girl in Hollywood)

1943

As rebels are shot in the street, Wladyslaw Szpilman's hiding-place is discovered. (The Pianist)

1944

Ed Gein kills his brother Henry. The police believe his story that an accident killed him. (Plainfield, Wisconsin) (Hitchcock)

Machete is born. (Juarez, Mexico) (Machete)

1979

Robert "Frenchy" McMahon is killed. (Brooklyn, New York) (Goodfellas)

Joe "Joe Buddha" Manri is killed. (Brooklyn, New York) (Goodfellas)

1982

Young Playwrights Festival ends. (Child's Play)

1995

Woodrow Johnson born. (Lazer Team)

1999

Jason Bourne submits to "Tank" treatment. (The Bourne Ultimatum)

2000

Once Anne-Marie Vicksey has drowned, Carl Stargher takes her body to his home, bathes it in bleach & pleasures himself. (California, USA) (The Cell)

2004

Walter Mitty finds Sean O'Connell and finds out that Sean had put Negative 25 in his wallet. (Himalayas, Afghanistan) (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

2006

Ed Solomon, son of John and Dean Solomon through surrogate mother Janine, is born. (The Brothers Solomon)

A newspaper article titled "Rockland Police Comb Beach for Missing Quebec Boy" is published. (Rockland, Maine) (Offspring)

2007

Detective Danny Fisher arrests Miles Jackson, whose girlfriend dies in the confrontation. (12 Rounds)

2008

Criminal Miles Jackson gets his revenge on Detective Danny Fisher with a series of 12 rounds of a game. (12 Rounds)

2011

Thomas apologizes to Kirby at school. (North Pasadena, California) (Project X)

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