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Movie events on the 31st December

1877

Billy The Kid first meets Pat Garrett. (Young Guns)

1899

George demonstrates a time machine to four of his friends, and steps into the future. (The Time Machine)

1907

Times Square Ball is dropped for the first time. (New York City) (New Year's Eve)

1926

Tom Marvolo Riddle, aka Voldemort, is born. (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)

1930

Jaime Escalante is born. (Bolivia) (Stand and Deliver)

1943

Johnny "Favorite" Liebling is transfered out of a mental institution. (Upstate New York Just Outside of Poughkeepsie) (Angel Heart)

1957

While Ron Franz is stationed in Okinawa, he loses his wife and son to a drunk driver in the States. (Into the Wild)

1963

At a costume party, Lou Landsky asks Rachel Flax to move in with him. (Massachusetts) (Mermaids)

1964

Drag-racer John Milner is killed in a head-on collision with a drunk driver. (More American Graffiti)

1965

Deena Jones & the Dreams make their Las Vegas debut. (Las Vegas, Nevada) (Dreamgirls)

Terry "Toad" Fields is declared missing in action after a booby-trapped latrine explodes. (nr An Loc, Vietnam) (More American Graffiti)

1966

Radio Rock's last day as a legal pirate radio station. (North Sea, off the coast of Great Britain) (The Boat That Rocked)

Deena Jones and The Dreams perform a special New Year's show at a Vegas hotel. (Dreamgirls)

1969

Brian Slade steals Oscar Wilde's pin from Jack Fairy at the Sombrero Club; Brian and Mandy meet for the first time. (London, England) (Velvet Goldmine)

1972

Forrest Gump celebrates New Year in New York. (New York) (Forrest Gump)

1975

Dahlia is told that Americans know her identity. (Miami, Florida) (Black Sunday)

1978

Dennis and Leigh decide to destroy the car Christine. (Christine)

1979

At Jack Horner's party, cameraman Scotty J makes a failed pass at porn-star Dirk Diggler; Little Bill kills his wife and her lover. (Boogie Nights)

1981

International terrorist "Wulfgar" leaves a massive bomb inside of a shopping center and kills hundreds of people. (London, England) (Nighthawks)

Detective Deke DaSilva disguises himself as a woman to capture a couple of muggers. (New York City, New York) (Nighthawks)

1983

Louis Winthorpe and Billy Ray Valentine manage to deceive the Duke Brothers on the stock market, making them broke and becoming rich themselves. (Philadelphia, PA) (Trading Places)

1985

Brian Jackson has a quiet New Year with Rebecca Epstein, before he kisses her and calls her 'Alice', and she stomps out. (Bristol) (Starter for Ten)

1986

USS Montana accidentally sinks. (Cayman Trough) (The Abyss)

1989

The Titanic arrives, finally. (New York) (Ghostbusters 2)

1993

Brandon Teena is murdered by John Lotter. (Falls City, Nebraska) (Boys Don't Cry)

1997

Vicki Vaillancourt gathers people together to show support for Bobby. (Louisiana) (The Waterboy)

1999

The doctor saves Earth from the Master. (Doctor Who: The Movie)

The Devil in human form searches for his bride and tries to end the world before 11pm. (End of Days)

Virginia Baker and Robert MacDougal steal $8 billion thanks to the Millennium Bug. (Hong Kong) (Entrapment)

Aldrich Killian asks Tony Stark and Dr. Maya Hansen to join Advanced Idea Mechanics. (Bern, Switzerland) (Iron Man 3)

2005

A teen basketball star and a brainy new girl meet at a New Year's Eve party when they are randomly chosen for karaoke. (Colorado) (High School Musical)

2007

Kenny Bostick, Brad Harris, and Stu Preissler prepare for a big year. (The Big Year)

2008

Kenny Bostick spots his 755th bird species, a snowy owl, breaking his own big year record. (The Big Year)

2010

Seth meets Kim. Jensen proposes to Laura before getting cold feet. (New York City) (New Year's Eve)

2011

People go through various New Year's Eve related situations. (New York City) (New Year's Eve)

2379

Ellen Ripley is sucessfully cloned. (USM auriga) (Alien Resurrection)

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