The Movie Timeline - be obsessive, be very obsessive


Movie events on the 8th August

1588

Spanish Armada. (English Channel) (Billy Madison)

1922

Alberto Granado, future friend to Che Guevara, is born. (The Motorcycle Diaries)

1939

Nazis sink a troop ship. (Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror)

1944

Erwin von Witzleben executed for his part in the assassination attempt on Hitler. (Germany) (Valkyrie)

1946

A child is born. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

1952

Alberto Granado's actual 30th birthday. (The Motorcycle Diaries)

1965

A nineteen-year-old is sacrificed. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

1974

Brad Majors' car breaks down and he and Janet Weiss encounter alien beings in a large mansion. (The Rocky Horror Picture Show)

1979

The Blues Brothers have a gig at the Palace Hotel Ballroom. (Joliet, IL) (The Blues Brothers)

1995

A documentary featuring former boxer Dicky Eklund and his crack cocaine addiction airs on HBO. (The Fighter)

2004

Bethany Hamilton wins Teen Choice "Courage Award." (Soul Surfer)

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