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1948
Theatrical release of Rope.Theatrical release of Rope. This film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and taking place in real time and being edited so as to appear as a single continuous shot through the use of long takes.Top 10 Continuous Uninterrupted Shots In Movies

1962
Birthday of David FincherDavid Fincher is born (1962).Top 10 Modern Directors
Top 10 Embarrassing Movies by Critically Acclaimed Directors

1965
Birthday of Shania TwainBirthday of Shania Twain (1965)The Life and Career of Shania Twain
Top 10 Female Country Music Stars

1965
First Subway restaurant opensFirst Subway restaurant opens (1965)Top 10 American Fast Food Chains

1969
Birthday of Jack BlackBirthday of Jack Black (1969)The Career of Jack Black: From High Fidelity to Kung Fu Panda
Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Movies

1981
Release: Body HeatThe film Body Heat is released (1981)Top 10 Femme Fatales in Modern Cinema

1981
The TV series Wheel of Fortune airs its first episode with Pat Sajak as hostThe TV series Wheel of Fortune airs its first episode with Pat Sajak as host (1981)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time

1982
Birthday of LeAnn RimesLeAnn Rimes is bornTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

1986
Birthday of Mohombi Birthday of Mohombi (1986)Mohombi On Working with RedOne and Akon

1993
Debut of the Power Rangers.Debut of the Power Rangers. This is a long-running American entertainment and merchandising franchise built around a live action children's television series featuring teams of costumed heroes. Top 10 Power Rangers Moments

1998
Release: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking BarrelsThe film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is released (1998)Top 10 Unresolved Movie Cliffhangers

2003
2003 MTV Video Music Awards aired2003 MTV Video Music Awards aired (2003).Top 10 Madonna Moments

2005
Hurricane Katrina strikes New OrleansHurricane Katrina begins to make landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi in the afternoon, and brings the most severe damage to Slidell and New Orleans (2005)Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years

2005
The TV show Rome airs its first episodeThe TV show Rome airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)
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