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Movie history events from 1946

Fester Addams is born. (The Addams Family)

Benjamin L. Willard graduates West Point second in class. He completes basic training and advanced infantry training at Fort Gordon, Georgia. (Apocalypse Now)

Future Dreamgirl Lorrell Robinson is born. (Dreamgirls)

Juan Peron elected President of Argentina. (Evita)

Capt. Fairborne comes to Borneo and finds an American deserter has become king of the headhunters. (Borneo) (Farewell to the King)

A big wave hits the coast. (California) (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)

Judith Myers born. (Halloween)

The country is controlled by the military-industrial man. (USA) (Halloween 2)

Simon Wilkinson is born. (New York City, New York) (Kick-Ass 2)

Dean Martin flies to the 500 Club to help Jerry Lewis's ailing stage-show. (Atlantic City, New Jersey) (Martin and Lewis)

Evelyn O'Connell gives a reading from her latest book about her last adventure with mummies to an eager audience. (England) (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor)

Lionel Twain picked up for smuggling a truckload of rich white Americans across into Mexico to pick melons. (El Paso) (Murder By Death)

Brigid Connelly dies. Her daughter Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents. (Ireland) (The Secret of Roan Inish)

Loretta Sawyer is born. (Newt, Texas) (Texas Chainsaw 3D)

Curt Wild is born. (Michigan) (Velvet Goldmine)

Dewey Cox and his brother are playing, and Dewey accidentally cuts him in half with a machete. (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story)

Tuesday 8th January: Robby Krieger, future guitarist of The Doors, is born. (Los Angeles, California) (The Doors)

Thursday 7th March: Nicholas Garrigan - future doctor and advisor to Idi Amin - is born. (Scotland) (The Last King of Scotland)

Thursday 7th March: Joan Crawford is awarded the Oscar for her performance in "Mildred Pierce". (Mommie Dearest)

April: Free democratic elections are held. (Czechoslovakia) (Bobby)

Saturday 6th April: Rocky Balboa born. (Rocky)

Thursday 13th June: Jason Voorhees born. (Friday the 13th)

Thursday 13th June: Jason Voorhees is born. (Friday the 13th)

Thursday 13th June: Jason Voorhees is born to Pamela and Elias. (Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter)

Thursday 13th June: Edward "Major" Bowes dies. (Rumson, New Jersey) (Sinatra)

July: John Lennon decides not to leave with his father and stays with his mother. (Blackpool, England) (In His Life: The John Lennon Story)

July: After John's parents argue, he decides to stay in Liverpool and is "stolen" by his aunt Mimi. (Liverpool, England) (Nowhere Boy)

Thursday 4th July: Ron Kovic is born. (Ladysmith, Wisconsin) (Born on the Fourth of July)

Sunday 7th July: Howard Hughes crashes his plane into three homes. (Beverly Hills, CA) (The Aviator)

Thursday 8th August: A child is born. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

Tuesday 13th August: Linda Wilken, mother of Amelia Donaghy, born. (Salem, MA) (The Bone Collector)

Sunday 18th August: A child is born. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

Sunday 1st September: Robert is born. (New York City, New York) (Kick-Ass 2)

Monday 9th September: A child is born. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

Friday 13th September: Amon Goeth executed for war crimes in Poland. (Schindler's List)

Tuesday 17th September: A child is born. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

October: Gordie Lachance is born - Chris Chambers, Teddy Duchamp and Vern Tessio are born within months. (Castle Rock, Maine) (Stand By Me)

Friday 11th October: A child is born. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

Tuesday 5th November: Bucky "Mr Ice" Bleichert takes on his future partner, Lee "Mr Fire" Blanchard in a charity boxing match; Bleichert takes a dive in the 8th round. (Los Angeles, Ca) (The Black Dahlia)

Sunday 24th November: Ted Bundy is born. (Burlington, Vermont) (Halloween: Resurrection)

Sunday 22nd December: Pamela Courson is born. (Weed, California) (The Doors)

Sunday 22nd December: Elinor, who later took the last name Lindstrom, is born. (Lars and the Real Girl)

Thursday 26th December: Bugsy Siegel opens The Pink Flamingo Hotel & Casino. (Las Vegas, Nevada) (Bugsy)


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