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Movie events on the 15th August

1057

At the Battle of Lumphanan, King Macbeth of Scotland is slain by Malcolm Canmore, whose father, King Duncan I, was murdered by Macbeth 17 years earlier. (Macbeth)

1887

Edna Ferber is born. (Kalamazoo, Michigan) (Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle)

1903

Mattie Ross arrives at the Wild West Show and discovers that Rooster had died 3 days earlier. (True Grit)

1935

Will Rogers killed in plane crash. (Alaska) (The Story of Will Rogers)

1944

Police Chief Wolf-Heinrich von Helldorfq executed for his part in the assassination attempt on Hitler. (Germany) (Valkyrie)

1945

Emperor Hirohito broadcasts the news of Japan's surrender to the Japanese people. (MacArthur)

1947

The Partition of India. (India) (Life of Pi)

1949

Nicholas Lundy, veteran of two wars, father of nine children, drowns. (Caspian Sea) (The Royal Tenenbaums)

1971

Richard Nixon turns his attention away from the war in Vietnam and announces a sweeping series of economic initiatives, including a ninety-day freeze on wages and rents, as well as the end of America's twenty-five-year-old policy of converting foreign money into gold. (Nixon)

1981

Rocky loses a boxing match against Clubber Lang. Mickey Goldmill dies after having a heart attack. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) (Rocky III)

2009

Mei Ying invites Dre to the Qixi Festival. (Beijing, China) (The Karate Kid)

2154

The RDA destroys Hometree. (Pandora) (Avatar)

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