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Movie events on the 25th August

1819

Allan Pinkerton is born. (Glasgow, Scotland) (American Outlaws)

1896

Bill Doolin is killed by a posse. (Lawson, Oklahoma) (The Cimarron Kid)

1939

Mr. Powers writes to Huntley Haverstock, saying that he should go to the Van Meer luncheon at the Carlton Hotel in London. (New York, New York) (Foreign Correspondent)

1950

In anticipation of a crippling strike by railroad workers, President Harry S. Truman issues an executive order putting America (Truman)

1963

The 'Jackal' attempts to assassinate Charles De Gaulle (Paris) (The Day of the Jackal)

1981

Daily News headline: LENNON KILLER GETS 20-TO-LIFE. (New York City, New York) (The Killing of John Lennon)

1982

Colonel Luis Toro military ID later used by James Bond is signed. (Octopussy)

1984

Truman Capote dies of liver disease. (Los Angeles, California) (Capote)

1996

The Washington Post headline: "Manchurian Global to Supply Private Army for Belorussian War." Date erroneously says August 26, 1996. (The Manchurian Candidate)

2001

John Chambers dies. (Woodland Hills, California) (Argo)

2008

Amy Winehouse's monthly teeth brush. (Disaster Movie)

2015

The court rules that Ted is not a person. (Boston, Massachusetts) (Ted 2)

2036

Weyland Industries launches the Explorers Academy -- an alternative grad school for underprivileged college students interested in the fields of biotech, nanotech, cybernetics and terraforming. Top graduates of the program are offered positions at Weyland Industries. (Prometheus)

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