The Movie Timeline - be obsessive, be very obsessive


Movie history events from 1975

May starts making meatloaf for Ben Parker. (New York City) (The Amazing Spider-Man)

Noah Levenstein marries. (East Great Falls, Michigan) (American Pie Presents: The Book of Love)

The Amityville Horror. (The Amityville Horror)

The Lutzes move into 112 Ocean Ave. (Amityville, New York) (The Amityville Horror)

Alvy Singer meets and begins a relationship with Annie Hall. (New York) (Annie Hall)

Austin Powers arrives at Studio 69 from 2003 to rescue his father from Goldmember. (Los Angeles) (Austin Powers in Goldmember)

Verona De Tessant is born. (Away We Go)

Jackson county's Henry leads counties association. (Glen Echo, Oregon) (Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon)

Queen record A Night at the Opera on a farm. They leave EMI when the exec refuses to release Bohemian Rhapsody as a single. (Rockfield Farm) (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Louie hands Noah McManus over to the police. He is given a prison sentence of twenty-five years to life. (New York City) (The Boondock Saints 2: All Saints Day)

Carlito's Way. (Carlito's Way)

A total eclipse of the sun happens, and Dolores St George's husband Joe falls down a dry well and is killed. (Maine) (Dolores Claiborne)

Ourumov finishes being posted to Army advanced Missile Test Range before being assigned to Space Division. (Goldeneye)

Nicholas Angel is born. (England) (Hot Fuzz)

Maggie Feller is born. (In Her Shoes)

James Embree is born. (New York City, New York) (Kick-Ass 2)

Hanzo makes the last sword he ever plans to make, until The Bride appears 28 years later. (Kill Bill: Volume 1)

Dith Pran goes missing and Sam Waterston begins his search for him. (Cambodia) (The Killing Fields)

Will Graham captures Hannibal Lecter, and nearly dies in the process. (Manhunter)

Kevin Graham is born. (Manhunter)

Sophie Fisher, future lyricist, is born. (Music and Lyrics)

Frank Herrera serves tours. (Panama) (Runaway Jury)

In a gymnasium, a Soviet Olympic westler named Sash Fyorodovich Chenkov meets for the first time the only female chess grand master at the time, Anja Nurekyova. Within a month, they are married. (Grozny, Russia) (Salt)

Walt and his mom duck out of Julie Glynn's party to watch Robin Hood on TV. (New York City) (The Squid and the Whale)

Starsky and Hutch team up to take down a drug dealer. (Starsky and Hutch)

Irish Boxing Pub is established. (The Town)

Charles Xavier appears before the U.S. House of Representatives in a private closed session, asking for mutant freedoms including integration and privacy. (Washington, D.C.) (X-Men: Days of Future Past)

Thursday 2nd January: John Mitchell, John Ehrlichman and Bob Haldeman are found guilty on all counts. (All the President's Men)

Wednesday 29th January: Pamela Farris checks into Hotel Francis Duke. (Central City) (Hotel for Dogs)

Friday 21st February: Rachael Anne is born. (Montreal, Canada) (Unknown)

Thursday 27th February: Private Todd Blackburn is born. (USA) (Black Hawk Down)

March: The Earth's population - except Dr Robert Neville - is killed or turned into mutants by biological warfare between Russia and China. (The Omega Man)

Monday 3rd March: Bob Wilton is born. (Ann Arbor, Michigan) (The Men Who Stare at Goats)

Thursday 13th March: Maurice Stans admits guilt to charge of illegal fundraising. (All the President's Men)

Sunday 23rd March: Jackie Moon sings at a bar's 'Free Gerbil Night'. (Semi-Pro)

Saturday 29th March: Shondor Birns is killed by a car bomb. (Cleveland, OH) (Kill The Irishman)

Thursday 10th April: Josephine Bakes dies of a cerebral hemorrhage. (Paris, France) (The Josephine Baker Story)

Monday 14th April: Karen Johnson checks into Hotel Francis Duke. (Central City) (Hotel for Dogs)

Thursday 17th April: Year Zero, as Khmer Rouge troops enter Phnom Penh. (Cambodia) (The Killing Fields)

Thursday 17th April: Corry Tibbits is born. (Illinois) (Source Code)

Monday 12th May: A bomb is thrown through the kitchen window of Danny Greene's home. The explosion destroys the building but Danny Greene and his girlfriend survive. (Cleveland, OH) (Kill The Irishman)

Sunday 18th May: Danny Delanay is born. (Colombiana)

Sunday 1st June: Leslie Vernon is born on or around this date. (Glen Echo, Oregon) (Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon)

Tuesday 3rd June: Ozzie Nelson dies of cancer. (Hollywood, California) (Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol)

Monday 16th June: A nineteen-year-old is sacrificed. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

Saturday 21st June: A nineteen-year-old is sacrificed. (Gatlin, Nebraska) (Children of the Corn)

Saturday 28th June: Chrissie Watkins is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping. (Amity Island) (Jaws)

Sunday 29th June: Alex M. Kintner is killed by a shark. (Amity Town Beach) (Jaws)

Monday 30th June: A $3000 bounty is placed on the shark. (Amity Island) (Jaws)

July: Chrissie Watkins is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping. A few days later, Alex M. Kintner is also killed by a shark. A few days after that, a $3000 bounty is placed on the shark. (Amity Island) (Jaws)

Tuesday 1st July: Michael Brody's birthday. (Amity Island) (Jaws)

Wednesday 2nd July: A caught tiger shark is shown to the public but does not contain human remains. (Amity Island) (Jaws)

Thursday 3rd July: Mayor Vaughn refuses to close the beach. (Amity Island) (Jaws)

Friday 4th July: The 50th Annual Regatta is interrupted by a shark. (Amity Island) (Jaws)

Saturday 5th July: Martin Brody and Matt Hooper sail with Quint in search of the shark. (Near Amity Island) (Jaws)

Sunday 6th July: The search for the shark continues. (Near Amity Island) (Jaws)

Monday 7th July: The shark damages the boat's hull. (Near Amity Island) (Jaws)

Tuesday 8th July: Quint dies and the shark is blown up. (Near Amity Island) (Jaws)

Thursday 17th July: The date on a picture of the Apollo-Soyuz U.S.-Soviet Space Link-up. (Black Christmas)

Wednesday 30th July: Jimmy Hoffa disappears. (Bloomfield Hills, MI) (Hoffa)

August: Gloria gives birth to Burt Farlander in a bath tub surrounded by three firemen. (Away We Go)

Sunday 17th August: Old Timer's Day in El Barrio. Carlito escorts his cousin to a coke deal that goes wrong and keeps the money for a downpayment on his dream of renting cars in the Bahamas. (East Harlem, New York) (Carlito's Way)

Sunday 17th August: Carlito Brigante meets with Rolando and tells him he is out of the drug business. His cousin is killed in a drug pickup. (New York City) (Carlito's Way)

Friday 22nd August: Marcus Wright is born. (Los Angeles, California) (Terminator Salvation)

Friday 29th August: Eamon de Valera dies. (Dublin, Ireland) (Michael Collins)

Tuesday 9th September: A student from East Great Falls has a sexual experience with Monique. (Canada) (American Pie Presents: The Book of Love)

Sunday 21st September: Forrest Gump receives a letter from Apple Computer, amid his shrimping attempts. (Forrest Gump)

Monday 13th October: Charles "Swede" Risberg dies. (Red Bluff, California) (Eight Men Out)

Monday 13th October: Catherine Leboeuf is born. (Illinois) (Source Code)

Tuesday 21st October: Sean Maguire meets his future wife in a bar during Game 6 of the World Series. (Boston, Mass.) (Good Will Hunting)

Monday 27th October: Aron Ralston is born. (Indianapolis, Indiana) (127 Hours)

Tuesday 4th November: Future FBI agent Monica Bannan born. (The X-Files: I Want to Believe)

Thursday 6th November: Ennis and Alma Del Mar divorce. (Wyoming.) (Brokeback Mountain)

Tuesday 11th November: Gough Whitlam dismissed as Australian Prime Minister by Governor-General Sir John Kerr. (The Falcon and the Snowman)

Wednesday 12th November: Kabov takes a tape. (Beirut, Lebanon) (Black Sunday)

Friday 14th November: Good Year blimp flies over football game. (Los Angeles, California) (Black Sunday)

Monday 17th November: Major Kabov presents a tape. (Washington, D.C.) (Black Sunday)

Saturday 22nd November: Photos from Lebanon are analyzed. (Washington, D.C.) (Black Sunday)

Sunday 23rd November: Dahlia and Michael take a shipment. (Long Beach, California) (Black Sunday)

Tuesday 25th November: Rocky has a boxing match with someone at the gym. (Rocky)

Wednesday 26th November: Rocky collects a loan for Anthony Gazzo. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) (Rocky)

Thursday 27th November: Rocky Balboa goes ice-skating on his first date with Adrian. (Rocky)

December: Rocky trains for the fight against Apollo Creed. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) (Rocky)

December: 'Rudy' Ruettiger accomplished his goal of playing for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. (South Bend, IN) (Rudy)

Wednesday 3rd December: Dahlia and Michael test a weapon. (Mojave Desert, California) (Black Sunday)

Friday 5th December: Debbie is not born on this date. (Los Angeles, California) (This Is 40)

Saturday 6th December: Kabov is given information on Dahlia Iyad by Colonel Riaf. (Miami, Florida) (Black Sunday)

Sunday 7th December: Veterans Stadium: The Cincinatti Bengals maul the hapless Eagles, 31-0. (Philadelphia, Pa.) (Invincible)

Wednesday 17th December: Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme is sentenced to life in prison for her attempted assassination of U.S. President Gerald R. Ford. (Sacramento, California) (Helter Skelter)

Wednesday 24th December: Mrs. Lenz kills her husband. She and her new boyfriend bury him in an underground crawlspace under the house. Billy, having witnessed this, is locked in the attic. (Black Christmas)

Wednesday 31st December: Dahlia is told that Americans know her identity. (Miami, Florida) (Black Sunday)


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