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Movie events on the 8th July

1853

Commodore Perry sails into Tokyo Bay. (Japan) (The Bushido Blade)

1898

Soapy Smith killed. (Skagway, Alaska) (Klondike Fever)

1902

Gwendolyn B. Bennett is born. (Giddings, Texas) (The Great Debaters)

1918

Ernest Hemingway is severely wounded while carrying a companion to safety on the Austro-Italian front during World War I. (In Love and War)

1950

General Douglas MacArthur is appointed head of the United Nations Command in Korea by U.S. President Harry S. Truman. (MacArthur)

1959

Alfred Hitchcock's North By Northwest premiers. (Chicago, Illinois) (Hitchcock)

1966

Mickey Mantle hits his 491st career home run. (Born on the Fourth of July)

1975

Quint dies and the shark is blown up. (Near Amity Island) (Jaws)

1976

Hannibal Lecter savages a nurse during a medical examination. (Red Dragon)

1981

A nurse tends to Hannibal Lecter, and he attacks her, causing her to need a reset jaw and eye. (The Silence of the Lambs)

1984

The events of Friday the 13th Part 2 begin. (Friday the 13th Part 2)

A barbecue doesn't take place. (Louisville, Kentucky) (The Return of the Living Dead)

1986

Pia Lange, an eleven year old girl, is stalked and attacked while riding her bicycle on a rural road near a small provincial German town. She is raped and murdered in a field by Danish national Peer Sommer while his student, Timo Friedrich, watches paralyzed from Sommer's car. Sommer then packs Pia's body into his trunk to later dispose of her body, tossing her bicycle into the high grass. (Germany) (The Silence)

Pia Lange, an eleven year old girl, is stalked and attacked while riding her bicycle on a rural road near a small provincial German town. She is raped and murdered in a field by Danish national Peer Sommer while his student, Timo Friedrich, watches paralyzed from Sommer's car. Sommer then packs Pia's body into his trunk to later dispose of her body, tossing her bicycle into the high grass. (Germany) (The Silence)

1997

Dre Parker is born. (Detroit, MI) (The Karate Kid)

2006

Skyfleet prototype aircraft takes it's maiden flight after a terrorist bombing attempt is foiled at Miami Int'l Airport. (Miami, Fl) (Casino Royale)

Dre Parker's height is measured on his 9th Birthday. (Detroit, MI) (The Karate Kid)

2010

Rachel refuses to answer Dex's calls. Darcy ends up thinking Rachel had sex with Ethan and spends the night at her house. (New York City) (Something Borrowed)

2012

Nick Dunne holds a press conference concerning the disappearance of his wife Anne. (Gone Girl)

Andie Fitzgerald leaves after having sex with Nick, whose sister Margo confronts him about the affair. That night, a vigil and press conference are held. (Missouri) (Gone Girl)

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