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Movie events on the 8th December


Future illusionist and filmmaker Georges-Jean Meiles is born. (Paris, France) (Hugo)


Captain Farragut announces that the search for a sea monster is being abandoned. (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea)


Sarah Bellows is admitted to the Pennhurst hospital by her own family (Pennhurst hospital, Mill Valley, Pennsylvania) (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark)


Jim Morrison, future lead singer and lyricist of The Doors, is born. (Melbourne, Florida) (The Doors)

Jim Morrison is born. (Melbourne, Florida) (Rock 'n' Roll Frankenstein)


Tris Speaker dies. (Lake Whitney, Texas) (The Babe)


Richard Nixon says that the Vietnam War is coming to a "conclusion as a result of the plan that we have instituted." (Nixon)


Jim Morrison's reading of "The Movie" during a poetry session is recorded on his 27th birthday. (The Doors)


John Lennon is murdered by Mark David Chapman outside of his home. (New York, New York) (Chapter 27)

Mark David Chapman meets a photographer, gets John Lennon to sign Double Fantasy, kills John Lennon, and gets arrested. (New York City, New York) (The Killing of John Lennon)

John Lennon is shot to death by Mark David Chapman. (New York City, New York) (We Bought a Zoo)


Martin Asher kills someone. (Taking Lives)


Toulon's puppets kill people. (Bodega Bay, California) (Puppet Master)


Mikey meets Nikki in a bar, and leaves countless messages on her answerphone. (Los Angeles) (Swingers)


Mr. Fox and Kylie break into Bunce's refrigerated smokehouse. (Fantastic Mr. Fox)


Tony returns the book. (East Great Falls, Michigan) (American Pie Presents: The Book of Love)


Jack yells at Jill when she talks on her cell phone during a movie. (Los Angeles, California) (Jack and Jill)


Pete yells at Joseph's mother Catherine. Debbie finds out that Jodi had been stealing from the store. Pete, Debbie, and Catherine meet with Jill, the principal. (Los Angeles, California) (This Is 40)

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