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Movie events on the 5th August


Guy de Maupassant is born. (Dieppe, France) (Guy de Maupassant)


David Farragut leads his flotilla through the Confederate defenses at Mobile, Alabama, to seal one of the last major Southern ports. (Mobile, Alabama) (Hearts in Bondage)


Terrence C. Parker of New York, who was taken into custody last week for continued flying, despite official warning, above border fortifications, was today released at the instigation of the American consul. (Carracas, Venezuela) (Living on Velvet)


Alvin Karpis is sent to Alcatraz prison after pleading guilty to kidnapping. (The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover)


Marilyn Monroe dies from an overdose of barbiturates(?). (Los Angeles, California) (Goodnight, Sweet Marilyn)

Nelson Mandela is arrested and imprisoned in the Johannesburg Fort. (Johannesburg, South Africa) (Invictus)


Elena Benanidio checks into Hotel Francis Duke. (Central City) (Hotel for Dogs)


"Joliet" Jake Blues is sent to prison for armed robbery. (Joliet, IL) (The Blues Brothers)


On August 5, 1977 Dr Robert Neville discovers he is not (Los Angeles, California) (The Omega Man)

Dr Robert Neville discovers he is not the last man on Earth. (Los Angeles, California) (The Omega Man)

Karl Stromberg's hideout, Atlantis, is blown up. Jaws escapes. James Bond and Anya Amasova make love in an escape pod and are seen by their superiors. (The Spy Who Loved Me)


Elwood picks up Jake, who just got released from prison. (Joliet, IL) (The Blues Brothers)


Risky Business is released. (United States) (I Love You, Beth Cooper)


Julia doesn't marry Glenn as planned. (Richfield, New Jersey) (The Wedding Singer)


Martin Asher meets Andrew Lapierre and plans to kill him later that day so that he can take his identity. (St. Jovite, Canada) (Taking Lives)


A block in Bed Stuy erupts in violence after Radio Raheem is murdered and Sal's Famous Pizzeria is burned to the ground. (Do the Right Thing)


Matt Stifler arrives at the beach house. Heather meets up with Oz at the party. Jim turns down Nadia to be with Michelle. Nadia decides to sleep with Chuck Sherman, A.K.A. "The Shermanator". Steve sleeps with the two woman he though were lesbians. (Grant Harbour, Michigan) (American Pie 2)


Twin dogs named Viola and Sebastian are taken to the Hotel For Dogs. (Central City) (Hotel for Dogs)


Rick gets injured at the gym where Leigh works out. (Providence, Rhode Island) (Hall Pass)


Cam Brady makes inspirational speeches as his Job Approval Poll increases. (The Campaign)

Nick tells Amy that he knows that she murdered Desi. (Missouri) (Gone Girl)


Amar'e Stoudemire refuses to let a sleepy Dr. Aaron Connors operate on his left knee. Amy breaks off the relationship with Aaron. She nearly has sex with Donald, punches him and is seen by his mother. (New York City) (Trainwreck)


17:43:30 in London, New York City, and San Francisco is the initial second of a video that depicts the effects of Simian Flu on cities. (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes)


Weyland Industries earns patent number 8,128,899 for Method and Apparatus for cybernetic individuals for use in scientific and industrial environments. (Prometheus)

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