The Movie Timeline - be obsessive, be very obsessive


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1902

Daniel Plainview finds oil! (There Will Be Blood)

Somebody tries to get a jump on the real-estate boom. (Beverly Hills, CA - Timecop)

Town founded. (Perfection, Nevada - Tremors)

Tuesday 8th July: Gwendolyn B. Bennett is born. (Giddings, Texas - The Great Debaters)

Sunday 13th July: Leland "Buzz" Meeks is born. (Los Angeles, California - LA Confidential)

Sunday 13th July: Louise Ricks is found murdered in the coastal Kennerbunkpart home she shared with her granddaughter, Dorothy Ricks, and great-granddaughter, Maria Ricks. (Rockland, Maine - Offspring)

Monday 14th July: A newspaper article titled "GRANDMOTHER MURDERED, GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER MISSING" is published. It is about the Ricks family. The newspaper mistakenly says Friday. (Rockland, Maine - Offspring)

Monday 28th July: James Terrance Jupp is born. (Darkman II: The Return of Durant)

Wednesday 6th August: Dutch Schultz (born Arthur Flegenheimer) is born. (Bronx, New York - Portrait of a Mobster)

Monday 1st September: Le Voyage dans la lune (translated into English as A Trip to the Moon), a film made by Georges Melies and starring his future wife Jeanne d'Alcy, premiers. (Hugo)

1903

Peter Bailey starts running Building and Loan. (Bedford Falls, New York - It's a Wonderful Life)

Clive Candy shoots a lion. (East Africa - The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

The Smith family have themselves a merry little Christmas, despite having to leave St Louis. (Meet Me in St. Louis)

John M. Johnson Jr. is born. (Night of the Living Dead 3D)

Alexander Hartdegen travels back in time 4 years to try to stop his fianc (The Time Machine)

Monday 16th March: Judge Roy Bean dies. (Langtry, Texas - The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean)

Monday 6th April: Mickey Cochrane is born. (Bridgewater, Massachusetts - Cobb)

Sunday 19th April: Eliot Ness is born. (Chicago, Illinois - The Untouchables)

Saturday 6th June: Carla Hoffman registers to become a citizen. (Vandorf, Germant - The Gorgon)

Friday 19th June: Lou Gehrig is born. (New York, New York - The Pride of the Yankees)

Saturday 18th July: The date on the flyer for the Wild West Show that Cogburn sent to Ross. (True Grit)

Wednesday 29th July: Gretchen Bouman registers to become a citizen. (Vandorf, Germant - The Gorgon)

Wednesday 12th August: Reuben "Rooster" Cogburn dies. (Jonesboro, Arkansas - True Grit)

Saturday 15th August: Mattie Ross arrives at the Wild West Show and discovers that Rooster had died 3 days earlier. (True Grit)

Thursday 22nd October: Tom Horn is hanged in Wyoming for the murder of Willie Nickell. (Wyoming - Tom Horn)

1904

Old whaling station left abandoned. (Antarctica - Alien Vs. Predator)

San Diego discovered by Germans, and named after a whale's vagina. (Anchorman)

Rick Blaine born. (New York - Casablanca)

Hercule Poirot resigns from Belgian police. (Belgium - Evil Under the Sun)

The United States decide to throw some weight around. (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)

J.M.Barrie writes Peter Pan. (Finding Neverland)

Clive Candy shoots a warthog. (Sudan - The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

Brooks Hatlin enters Shawshank prison. (The Shawshank Redemption)

Tuesday 16th February: Howard W. Campbell, Jr. is born. (Schenectady, New York - Mother Night)

Monday 7th March: Jean Elizabeth Jupp is born. (Darkman II: The Return of Durant)

Monday 14th March: Frieda Eichman registers to become a citizen. (Vandorf, Germant - The Gorgon)

Wednesday 15th June: Side-Wheeler "General Slocum" catches fire in New York's East River, and over a thousand passengers perish. (East River, New York City, New York - Manhattan Melodrama)

Thursday 16th June: Stephen Dedelus and Leopold and Molly Bloom experience a day of life and discovery, among other things. (Dublin, Ireland - Bloom)

Thursday 16th June: James Joyce meets his future wife, Nora. (Nora)

Monday 7th November: 'The Tale of Two Bad Mice' by Beatrix Potter is published. (London - Miss Potter)

December: Beatrix Potter accepts a marriage proposal from her publisher, Norman Warne, at her parents' Christmas party. (Miss Potter)

1905

A city is established. (Western Texas - Big Fish)

Murders having to do with a Gorgon begin. (Vandorf, Germant - The Gorgon)

Tom Riddle Sr. is born. (Little Hangleton, England - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire)

Clive Candy shoots a rhinoceros. (East Africa - The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

David 'Noodles' Aaronson and Maximilian Bercowicz born. (New York - Once Upon a Time in America)

Magician Oscar "Oz" Diggs finds out that Annie is going to marry John Gale. When he flies in his hot air balloon, he gets in a twister which takes him to a land called Oz. (Kansas - Oz the Great and Powerful)

According to Brooks Hatlin, this is the year he enters Shawshank prison. (The Shawshank Redemption)

Future hotel porter Arthur Biehl is born. (Somewhere In Time)

Friday 7th April: Mickey Goldmill is born. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Rocky III)

Tuesday 20th June: Lillian Hellman is born. (New Orleans, Louisiana - Dash and Lilly)

July: Beatrix Potter's fiance and publisher Norman Warne dies suddenly while she is holidaying in The Lake District; Beatrix moves permanently to Hill Top Farm in The Lakes. (Miss Potter)

Sunday 24th December: Howard Hughes is born. (Houston, Texas - The Aviator)

1906

Joseph Conrad writes, "The sea has no generosity. For all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man." (Benji The Hunted)

According to Mr. Hand, this is the year that the Platt Amendment is passed. (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)

The Gorgon claims another victim. (Vandorf, Germany - The Gorgon)

According to John Carter's will, his nephew Edgar Rice Burroughs owns his estate until this year. (Richmond, Virginia - John Carter)

An earthquake hits San Francisco. (San Francisco, California - The Lost Boys)

Gary, Indiana is founded. (Gary, Indiana - The Music Man)

Sunday 3rd June: Josephine Baker is born. (St. Louis, Missouri - The Josephine Baker Story)

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