Ron Reed

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Table 19 - the entire film takes place on April 12th, as the wedding invitation in the first scene tells us.

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Sept. 29, 1948 – Seretse Khama marries Ruth Williams in a London registry office

Sept. 30, 1966 – Botswana becomes an independent nation

The film could have had more dramatic tension, but still an amazing story.

(besides….Theo Landey!)

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Frantz - 15 September - the big reveal that happens about 1/2 way through (c. 0:50)

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14 hours ago, Darrel Manson said:

Frantz - 15 September - the big reveal that happens about 1/2 way through (c. 0:50)

I'm always intrigued when a birthday movie shows up.

 

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The Shadow of the Thin Man  (1941) - a newspaper is dated March 23rd.

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Posted (edited)

Anthropoid (2016)

Dec. 28th, 1941 - Date that Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis are dropped into Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia.

Dec 30th, 1941 - Jan and Jozef recruit Marie.

Dec.31st, 1941 - Jan and Jozef recruit Lenka.

May 27th, 1942 - The attempted assassination on Reinhard Heydrich takes place.

June 4th, 1942 - Heydrich dies from wounds suffered during the attack of May 27th.

June 17th, 1942 - The Morevec home is raided by the Gestapo.

June 18th, 1942 -  The 6 hour siege at the Karel Boromejsky Church takes place.

Edited by John Drew

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50 First Dates

Opens on Nov 5th.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - two days of the film overlap with the first two games of the 1963 world series, which were October 2nd and 3rd.

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CONQUEST OF SPACE 

Delicious 1955 space travel flick shows two dates on clock faces, December 25 (when a miraculous snow storm arrives just as the crew, stranded on Mars, have run out of water) and July 8 (when they flee Mars because of an earthquake).   

 

Edited by Ron Reed

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