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Movie history events from 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)

Monday 27th August: Amanda Cobb gives birth to Ezra Cobb. (Deranged)

Friday 12th October: Joe Cronin is born. (San Francisco, California) (Fear Strikes Out)

Wednesday 5th December: Otto Preminger is born. (Vienna, Austria) (Introducing Dorothy Dandridge)


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