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Movie events on the 18th August


Genghis Khan dies. (Genghis Khan)


Count Vronsky arrives at the Karenin home just in time to witness the near-death reconciliation between Anna and Alexei. After Alexei Karenin orders him from their house, Vronsky goes home and makes a failed suicide attempt. (St. Petersburg, Russia) (Anna Karenina)


George "Buck" Weaver is born. (Pottstown, Pennsylvania) (Eight Men Out)


A child is found matching Walter Collins' description. (Illinois) (Changeling)


Despondent after learning of the death of his wife and three young children in the bombing of Hiroshima, camp commander Colonel Suga takes three small children from the POW camp to feast at his home. (Borneo, Southeast Asia) (Three Came Home)


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


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


Atomic satellite attack, George stops his time machine and speaks with David Filby's son James. (London) (The Time Machine)


Jimi Hendrix headlines the Woodstock Festival. His rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" earns critical praise. (Bethel, New York) (Woodstock)


Life magazine headline: "SURGE TO OLYMPICS." (New York City, New York) (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)


According to a typo on a referral/consultation report, this is the date on which Sally Hardesty arrived at the sherriff's office after escaping the Sawyers. (Newt, Texas) (Texas Chainsaw 3D)

5 people are terrorized after a woman kills herself in their van; they travel to the nearest town only to find a crazed man wielding a chainsaw. (Texas) (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)

Five kids fallprey to a cannibalistic family. (TExas) (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)


Groucho Marx dies of pneumonia. (Los Angeles, California) (Sinatra)


The last day of camp. (Camp Firewood) (Wet Hot American Summer)


The headline "DONNY'S SO HOT" appears in a news article. (That's My Boy)


Christopher Supertramp dies, in a deserted bus in the middle of nowhere. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)


75% of the captured subjects for the faked bio-terrorist attack experiment are dead thanks to the virus they have been given. (Larkhill Detention Centre) (V for Vendetta)


Karl Watkins lures little Courtney Rettison to his car. (Hellraiser: Judgment)


Weyland Industries awarded government contract to build and maintain HD 85512 b Class E Correctional Unit. Prisoners from Earth and other facilities are successfully relocated, and many have since been rehabilitated into society. (Prometheus)


The military is defeated by the Na'vi, with Colonel Miles Quaritch shot by Neytiri's arrows. (Pandora) (Avatar)

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