Category Archive: Movies

Oct 27

October 27, 1988: E.T. Released on Home Video

On this day in 1988, “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” was released on VHS cassette. This could very well be considered the most anticipated home video release of all time.

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Oct 23

October 23, 2009: Saw VI Released

On this day in 2009, “Saw VI” was released. The sixth installment of the series was one of the more recent examples of a horror franchise carrying on longer than it should.

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Oct 20

October 20, 1987: The Hidden Released

On this day in 1987, “The Hidden” was released in U.S. theaters. This cult classic is one of the more underrated movies of the 1980s.

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Oct 18

October 18, 1975: Al Lettieri Dies

On this day in 1975, Al Lettieri died of a heart attack in New York City. The actor who played some of the 1970s most memorable villains was 47 years old.

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Oct 12

October 12, 1940: Tom Mix Dies in Car Wreck

On this day in 1940, Tom Mix died in car wreck south of Florence, Arizona. The icon of silent western movies was 60 years old.

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Oct 05

October 5, 1952: Harold Faltermeyer Born

On this day in 1952, Harold Faltermeyer was born in Munich, Germany. This musician’s synthesizer-heavy scores are more indicative of 80s movies than those of any other composer.

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Oct 04

October 4, 1895: Buster Keaton Born

On this day in 1895, Joseph Frank “Buster” Keaton was born in Piqua, Kansas. He performed with his family as a child in Vaudeville and then moved to Los Angeles to became the most electrifying star of the silent movie era.

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Sep 29

September 29, 2006: The Host Released in U.S.

On this day in 2006, “The Host” was released in the U.S. This movie, which is not to be confused with the adaptation of the Stephanie Meyer novel, is the highest-grossing South Korean film of all-time and one of the greatest giant monster pictures ever made.

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Sep 25

September 25, 1959: David Brown and Helen Gurley Marry

On this day in 1959, David Brown and Helen Gurley were married. The two became one of the entertainment industry’s most powerful and influential couples.

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Sep 22

September 22, 1995: Showgirls Released

On this day in 1995, “Showgirls” was released in American movie theaters. The movie showed that a big-budgeted NC-17-rated movie, especially a bad one, could not appeal to a broad adult audience.

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