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Movie events on the 10th August

1757

Native American tribes allied with the French massacre British troops as they relocate to a new fort. (The Last of the Mohicans)

1874

Herbert Hoover is born. (West Branch, Iowa) (The Day the Bubble Burst)

1912

Virginia and Leonard Woolf marry. (London, England) (The Hours)

1925

Arthur Nixon dies of tuberculosis. (Nixon)

1938

Sgt. Pepper leaves his musical instruments. (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band)

1949

Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Bill, which establishes the Department of Defense. (Truman)

1960

'Ocean's Eleven' opens in cinemas. (The Rat Pack)

1977

24-year-old postal employee David Berkowitz is arrested and charged with being the "Son of Sam". (Summer of Sam)

1984

Marcy Franklin receives a prescription of Butesin for 2nd degree burns. (New York) (After Hours)

1988

Dade Murphy crashes 1,507 computer systems in one day, including Wall Street trading systems,single handedly causing a seven point drop in the New York Stock Market. (Seattle, Washington) (Hackers)

2001

A large group of aliens continue to hold out in the African Congo - the lone survivors of a crashed City Destroyer. The ESD repeatedly offers their support and assistance to the local government, but is met with aggressive refusal. (Congo) (Independence Day: Resurgence)

2010

MNU Officer Wikus Van De Merwe is hospitalised after falling victim to a contaminating liquid from an alien canister. (Johannesburg, South Africa) (District 9)

2031

Terraforming begins with plans for multiple settlements. (Luna) (Prometheus)

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