The Movie Timeline - be obsessive, be very obsessive


Movie events on the 11th December

1880

Blake wants to relocate the entire colony. (Antonio Bay, California) (The Fog)

1936

King Edward VIII abdicates the throne after less than a year as king in order to marry American socialite Wallis Simpson. His brother Albert accedes to the throne, becoming King George VI. (London, England) (The King's Speech)

1954

Uichi Shinkai is killed by yakuza disguised as police, thus eliminating Tetsuya Sakai's last rival for control of the Yamamori Family. (Hiroshima, Japan) (The Yakuza Papers)

1959

In need of money to help her divorced boyfriend Sam Loomis, secretary Marion Crane steals $40,000 from one of her employer's clients and flees in her car. (Phoenix, Arizona) (Psycho)

1963

Warren Commission chairman Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren and committee member Gerald R. Ford conduct a personal meeting with Jack Ruby. (Dallas, Texas) (X-Men: Days of Future Past)

1974

Drake Myers checks into Hotel Francis Duke. (Central City) (Hotel for Dogs)

Winslow continues composing music. (New York City) (Phantom of the Paradise)

1976

An accident takes place at Lillian Steel Corporation. (Lillian, Ohio) (Super 8)

1980

New York Post headline: "John Lennon Case Sensation. DEATH THREATS TO LAWYER!" (New York City, New York) (The Killing of John Lennon)

1983

Jack Horner and Rollergirl shoot an "experiment" called "On the Lookout" where they pick up a stranger to have sex with Rollergirl. The man they pick up insults Horner and disrespects Rollergirl, resulting in the two beating him up. Meanwhile, Dirk Diggler is picked up by a stranger and tries to masturbate for money. The stranger and his friends beat up Diggler. Buck Swope is caught in the middle of a robbery. (California) (Boogie Nights)

1996

Truman Burbank sees a spotlight fall from the sky. Truman tells his best friend Marlon that he wants to go to Fiji. (Seahaven Island City) (The Truman Show)

1997

A man's passport is issued. (The Bourne Identity)

2002

Dre Parker's height is measured on the day he loses his first tooth. (Detroit, MI) (The Karate Kid)

2003

Mark is busy. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

2008

News reporters surround the destroyed Fox home. (Fantastic Mr. Fox)

Gwen Herlihy's exhibition opens, as Dr Pincus tries to pass a message to her from her dead husband. (New York) (Ghost Town)

2013

Joy Birch escapes and is taken to the hospital. Detective Loki discovers Alex Jones in a beaten condition. Keller Dover is put in a hole by kidnapper Holly Jones. Loki arrives at her house and shoots her to death as he rescues Anna Dover. (Conyer, Pennsylvania) (Prisoners)

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