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The Day the Earth Stood Still - timeline
An alien gets a genetic sample from a mountaineer. (Korakoram Mountains, India)
An alien takes on the form of a human and starts living on Earth under the name Mr. Wu.
Deinococcus radiodurans are discovered breeding inside of drums of radioactive waste.
Jacob Benson is born.
Jacob Benson's father dies. His stepmother Helen takes care of him.
Klaatu arrives on Earth with his robot Gort and meets Dr. Helen Benson and her stepson Jacob. He saves the world from Gort.