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Movie events on the 20th August

1833

Benjamin Harrison is born. (North Bend, Ohio) (Stars and Stripes Forever)

1862

Horace Greeley's "The Prayer of Twenty Millions" is published. (Gangs of New York)

1920

Papa Justify records the voodoo spell Conjure of Sacrifice onto an LP. (New Orleans) (The Skeleton Key)

1921

Jacqueline Susann is born. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) (Isn't She Great)

1928

Christine Collins is told that her son has been found in Illinois. (LA) (Changeling)

1934

After wandering the world for 10 years, taking odd newspaper jobs in Calcutta, London, Paris and Melbourne, Sam Preston decides it's time to return to the family he abandoned in Silvertown, Colorado. (Shanghai, China) (Mary Jane's Pa)

1939

People visit RMS "Queen Mary." (New York City, New York) (Foreign Correspondent)

1940

Leon Trotsky is fatally wounded. (Mexico City) (The Assassination of Trotsky)

1941

Irene, future mother of Raimunda and Sole, is born. (Volver)

1957

Sharon Dobbs born. (USA) (Untraceable)

1965

Sandra Dee ends her contract with Universal. (Beyond the Sea)

1973

Newt Times newspaper with the typo "Sunday August 19" details the Texas Chain Saw Massacre and the attack on the Sawyer family. (Newt, Texas) (Texas Chainsaw 3D)

Police are dispatched to a remote farmhouse in Travis County where they find the butchered remains of 33 victims, killed by Leatherface. (Travis County, Texas) (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)

1988

The Iran-Iraq War ends. (Persepolis)

2008

Brad meets Ellie's boyfriend Darren. (Boston, Massachusetts) (The Big Year)

Complete list of movie dates.


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