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Movie history events from 1789

Gotham City is founded. (Gotham City, USA) (Batman)

A lengthy legal precedent goes back to this year. (Good Will Hunting)

A cemetery is founded. (New Orleans, Louissiana) (Hatchet)

The French Revolution; the King swaps places with the piss-boy to save himself, and a young woman prepares to exchange her virginity to save her father. (Paris) (History of the World: Part I)

Claudia born. (New Orleans, Louisiana) (Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles)

Marie Antoinette and the royal family leave Versailles in hopes of saving themselves from the Revolution. (story of the young Marie Antoinette). (Versailles, France) (Marie Antoinette)

The beginning of the French Revolution. (France) (Les Miserables)

United States Customs and Border Protection is founded. (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

28th April: (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)

14th June: William Bligh and 18 others, cast adrift from the HMS Bounty seven weeks before, reach Timor in the East Indies after travelling nearly 4,000 miles in a small open boat . (The Bounty)

14th July: Bastille falls. (Paris, France) (Carry On Don't Lose Your Head)


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