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Movie events on the 28th April

1758

James Monroe is born. (Westmoreland County, Virginia) (The Monroe Doctrine)

1787

Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on His Majesty's Armed Vessel (HMAV) Bounty, and sets Lieutenant William Bligh and several other men adrift in the Pacific Ocean. (Pacific Ocean, West of Tahiti (Near Tonga)) (The Bounty)

1789

(This date should be changed to 1789 (not 1787 as listed). Sorry, must have been my typo when submitted.) 28th April: Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on His Majesty's Armed Vessel (HMAV) Bounty, and sets Lieutenant William Bligh and several other men adrift in the Pacific Ocean. (Pacific Ocean, West of Tahiti (Near Tonga) - Bounty, The ) (The Bounty)

1876

Brooklyn Bridge is unveiled. (Kate & Leopold)

1952

Dwight D Eisenhower steps down as Supreme Commander of NATO. (Ike)

1959

Frank Herrera is born. (New Orleans, Louisianna) (Runaway Jury)

1962

Oskar Schindler awarded the honour of righteous Gentile. (Schindler's List)

1968

Correction on current date listed for NOTLD. Daylight Savings Time (and the beginning of the zombie apocalypse) occurred on April 28th, 1968. The movie ends on April 29th. I made the same mistake myself, putting together a movie calendar. Time change for 1968 - http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/clockchange.html?n=179&year=1968 (Pittsburgh, PA) (Night of the Living Dead)

1970

Richard Nixon approves Cambodian incursion. (Nixon)

1985

The cannibals attack more people. (Nevada) (The Hills Have Eyes Part II)

1992

Jim Gallien gives Chris “Alex” McCandless a ride from Fairbanks to the head of the Stampede Trail. Gallien would be the last person to see McCandless alive. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)

1995

The Houston Comets win a pick in the NBA lottery. (I Know What You Did Last Summer)

2003

Aron talks about the raven he sees in the morning into his video camera. (Blue John Canyon, Utah) (127 Hours)

Samantha Blackwell dies. (The Reaping)

2006

Eve and her am-dram solicitor boyfriend are murdered after an appalling version of Romeo & Juliet. (Sandford, Gloucestershire) (Hot Fuzz)

2158

Mother of three convicted for life for grand theft auto and assault. (Elysium)

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