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Movie events on the 20th October


Mr. Edward Rochester marries Bertha Antoinetta, not knowing that she is mentally unstable. The marriage was arranged by their families. (England) (Jane Eyre)

Mr Edward Rochester marries Bertha Antoinetta, not knowing that she is mentally unstable. The marriage was arranged by their families. (England) (Jane Eyre)


Arthur Rimbaud is born. (Charleville, France) (Total Eclipse)


Nicholas Van Orton born. (The Game)


10:30pm - Ed Murrow broadcasts news report claiming Milo Radulovich was wrongly accused of Communist tendencies. (CBS Studios) (Good Night, and Good Luck)


The White House press corps is told that President John F. Kennedy has a cold; in reality, he is holding secret meetings with advisors on the eve of ordering a blockade of Cuba. (Thirteen Days)


Boss Tatsuo Akashi's residence is bombed; in retaliation, the Shinwa Group offices are attacked, and gun-battles also erupt in Hiroshima between Akira Takeda loyalists and Shinichi Iwai's men at Takeda's offices. (Kure, Japan) (The Yakuza Papers 4: Police Tactics)


Solicitor General Robert Bork dismisses Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox; Attorney General Richardson and Deputy Attorney General Ruckelshaus resign in protest. (Nixon)


Mark Chapman signs his name on a sign-in sheet at 444 Nahua. (Honolulu, Hawaii) (The Killing of John Lennon)


Harry Grimbridge buys more Halloween masks. (Northern California) (Halloween III: Season of the Witch)


Dr. Moreau receives a certificate. (Stockholm, Sweden) (The Island of Dr. Moreau)

Adam Tallis allegedly raped someone. (Killing Me Softly)


Nicholas Van Orton's 48th birthday. (The Game)


The State Board of Accreditation write a letter to South Harmon Institute of Technology. (Harmon, Ohio) (Accepted)

The Joker faces off with Batman while Harvey Dent, now known as Harvey Two-Face, attempts to kill Jim Gordon, but Batman stops him. (Gotham City, USA) (The Dark Knight)

Jeff and his daughter, Corbett, are kidnapped by Jigsaw's second apprentice. (Saw III)

While Dr.Lynn Denlon is locked in the locker-room at Angel of Mercy Hospital, she is kidnapped by Jigsaw's apprentice. (Saw III)

Detective Fisk informs Detective Hoffman that Lynn Denlon is missing from Angel of Mercy hospital. (Saw IV)

After Rigg's wife Tracy leaves to visit her mother for a few days, Jigsaw's second apprentice sneaks into Rigg's apartment and knocks him unconscious. (Saw IV)

Hoffman, Lieutenant Rigg, and a SWAT team discover Allison Kerry's corpse, now a nesting place for rats. FBI agents Peter Strahm and Lindsey Perez arrive at the scene and suspect that someone is helping Jigsaw and Amanda Young. (Saw IV)

Hoffman makes some last-minute modifications to Tim's trap. John gives Jill a key. (Saw VI)


A date on U.S. Market Average graph. (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps)


Britt Reid suggests publishing an article about the events of the previous night. His name for his alter-ego, "The Green Bee", is rejected by his staff. Kato's suggestion, "The Green Hornet," is praised. The result is The Daily Sentinel article, "WHO IS THE GREEN HORNET?" (Los Angeles, California) (The Green Hornet)


Mitch Wilson picks up Cam Brady from the police station. (Pine Crest, North Carolina) (The Campaign)

Around this time, Heather Miller receives a letter informing her that her biological grandmother, Verna Sawyer-Carson, died three weeks earlier. (Texas Chainsaw 3D)

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