Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood

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Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck in Armageddon

Armageddon

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     7 November     The Ensisheim meteorite hits Earth, 1492 On this day in 1492, a large meteorite landed in

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Naomi Watts and Ed Norton in The Painted Veil

The Painted Veil

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     19 November Since 2001, 19 November has been World Toilet Day, as decreed by the World Toilet Organization. Considering that

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Ulrich Mühe

The Lives of Others

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     7 October     Foundation of the German Democratic Republic, 1949 On this day in 1949, the German Democratic Republic

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Mircea Andreescu as Piscoci (left), Teo Corban as Jderescu (middle) and Ion Sapdaru as Manescu (right).

12:08 East of Bucharest

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     25 December     Nicholae Ceauşescu executed, 1989 On this day in 1989, Nicolae Ceauşescu, general secretary of the Romanian

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André Dussollier and Marina Hands in An Ordinary Execution

An Ordinary Execution

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     15 July   John Ball hanged, drawn and quartered, 1381 On this day in 1381, a charismatic priest called John

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Orson Welles and Charlton Heston in Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     10 May   Rock around the Clock released, 1954 On this day in 1954, Bill Haley and His Comets released

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Jack Lemmon in The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     10 October     Nuclear plant Windscale catches fire, 1957 On this day in 1957, the nuclear plant at Windscale

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Timothy Olyphant in Hitman

Hitman

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 June   First barcode scanned, 1974 On this day in 1974, a packet of Wrigley’s chewing gum became the

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