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1785

1785, 4th January, Jacob Grimm is born. [ The Brothers Grimm ]





1944

1944, 4th January, U.S. aircraft begin dropping supplies to guerrilla forces throughout Western Europe. [ Ike: Countdown to D-Day ]





1952

1952, 4th January, Ernesto Guevara de la Serna finishes his medical exams. [ The Motorcycle Diaries ]





1956

1956, 4th January, John W. Creasy is born. [ Man on Fire ]





1962

1962, 4th January, Mersey Beat newspaper contains the headline "Beatles Top Poll!". [ In His Life: The John Lennon Story ]





1970

1970, 4th January, A student returns the book. [ American Pie Presents: The Book of Love ]





1976

1976, 4th January, Rocky Balboa shocks the boxing world by lasting 15 rounds with heavyweight champ Apollo Creed - though Creed wins. [ Rocky ]





1978

1978, 4th January, Capricorn One appears to take off for its mission to Mars - in fact the astronauts are secretly escorted to a studio in the desert. [ Capricorn One ]





1979

1979, 4th January, Morrie Kessler is killed. [ Goodfellas ]





1981

1981, 4th January, Deke and Fox raid a drug lab in The Bronx. Fox threatens one of the drug dealers with a shotgun when he tries to bribe them. Fox then gets very emotional when he sees a little kid that works in the drug lab. [ Nighthawks ]





1986

1986, 4th January, Charlyne Yi is born. [ Paper Heart ]





1989

1989, 4th January, Donny Berger is given a $100,000 check for the TV movie The Donny Berger Story. [ That's My Boy ]





1992

1992, 4th January, Two college students, Robert Gambini & Stan Rothenstein, are arrested for murder; with the aid of Gambini's lawyer cousin, Vincent, the DA would later drop all charges. [ My Cousin Vinny ]





1997

1997, 4th January, Jason Bourne joins the CIA. [ The Bourne Ultimatum ]





2006

2006, 4th January, Paul Conroy is employed by CRT. [ Buried ]



1920

1920, 3rd January, Babe Ruth purchased by the New York Yankees from the Boston Red Sox. [ The Babe ]
1920, 3rd January, Clive Candy is appointed commanding officer of troops in North China and relinquishes the temporary rank of Brigadier-General. [ The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp ]





1967

1967, 3rd January, Jack Ruby dies of a pulmonary embolism. [ Ruby ]





1972

1972, 3rd January, Gary King is born. [ The World's End ]





1985

1985, 3rd January, Richard Chance arrests Carl Cody, one of Masters' associates, at an airport. [ To Live and Die in LA ]





2005

2005, 3rd January, Maxwell Mart is terminated. [ The Bourne Ultimatum ]



1933

1933, 2nd January, William "Kid" Gleason dies. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [ Eight Men Out ]





1939

1939, 2nd January, Time Magazine names Adolf Hitler Man of the Year 1938. [ Death at a Funeral ]





1958

1958, 2nd January, Maria Callas walks off after the first act of a gala performance of Bellini's "Norma" claiming illness. (Rome, Italy) [ Callas Forever ]





1960

1960, 2nd January, John F. Kennedy announces that he is a presidential candidate. (Washington D.C.) [ Killing Kennedy ]





1974

1974, 2nd January, Richard Nixon signs the Emergency Highway Energy Conservation Act, setting a new national maximum speed limit. [ Nixon ]





1975

1975, 2nd January, John Mitchell, John Ehrlichman and Bob Haldeman are found guilty on all counts. [ All the President's Men ]





1979

1979, 2nd January, The trial opens for ex-Sex Pistol Sid Vicious, accused of murdering his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen in October 1978. [ Sid and Nancy ]





1988

1988, 2nd January, Kyle Gatehouse is born. (Weston Falls, Illinois) [ Source Code ]





1989

1989, 2nd January, Martin Asher kills Jason John and takes his identity. [ Taking Lives ]





1990

1990, 2nd January, Rocky and his son Robert go to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Rocky gives him Marciano's cuff link. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [ Rocky V ]





2009

2009, 2nd January, Kyle Gatehouse's driver's license is issued. (Weston Falls, Illinois) [ Source Code ]



1300

1300, 1st January, According to a lie, a spaceship lands. [ The Invention of Lying ]





1518

1518, 1st January, Connor MacLeod born. [ Highlander ]





1824

1824, 1st January, James K. Polk marries Sarah Childress. [ The Monroe Doctrine ]





1878

1878, 1st January, John Tunstall is assassinated by Murphy's henchmen while hunting a pheasant. [ Young Guns ]





1885

1885, 1st January, On the spot of New Year, Dr Emmett L Brown arrives in Hill Valley from 1955. [ Back to the Future Part III ]





1895

1895, 1st January, J. Edgar Hoover is born. [ Hoover ]





1935

1935, 1st January, Dolores 'Lolita' Haze born. [ Lolita ]





1959

1959, 1st January, Mob boss Michael Corleone flees when Fidel Castro takes power. [ The Godfather: Part II ]
1959, 1st January, Gambler Jack Weil flees when Fidel Castro takes power. [ Havana ]
1959, 1st January, Norville Barnes falls from the 45th storey of the Hudsucker Building at the strike of midnight, yet survives. [ The Hudsucker Proxy ]





1964

1964, 1st January, Christine "Christy" Boos is born. [ Children of the Corn ]
1964, 1st January, Charlotte and Kate Flax get drunk on wine and go to a local convent. While Charlotte loses her virginity in the belltower, Kate almost drowns in a nearby river. [ Mermaids ]





1967

1967, 1st January, The now-illegal Radio Rock pirate radio ship attempts to avoid arrest by relocating, but its engines explode. As the ship sinks, the crew is saved by loyal fans. [ The Boat That Rocked ]





1968

1968, 1st January, Sgt Barnes murders a Vietnamese woman, and his platoon burns their village. [ Platoon ]
1968, 1st January, The theoretical Zodiac killer confides to a colleague about his plans. [ Zodiac ]





1973

1973, 1st January, 12:01am - The Poseidon, a luxury liner on its last voyage from Athens to New York, is struck by a 90ft tidal wave and capsizes. [ The Poseidon Adventure ]





1976

1976, 1st January, Gunfight at Edward Hotel. [ Black Sunday ]
1976, 1st January, Dick Vermeil's UCLA Bruins defeat the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl. [ Invincible ]





1979

1979, 1st January, The car Christine is destroyed... for now. [ Christine ]





1980

1980, 1st January, Alan Abel dies of a heart attack on a ski trip. He gets better. [ Abel Raises Cain ]
1980, 1st January, At Molly's parents' house, Molly's dad shows Molly and Will's son Josh how to carve a chicken. [ Red Dragon ]





1983

1983, 1st January, Christine "Christy" Boos is sacrificed. [ Children of the Corn ]





1987

1987, 1st January, USS Montana discovers intellegent life underwater. [ The Abyss ]





1990

1990, 1st January, After winning the heavyweight title by knocking out Union Cane, Tommy "The Machine" Gunn fights Rocky outside of a bar and loses. [ Rocky V ]





1993

1993, 1st January, Jack Starks dies from a head injury, apparently. [ The Jacket ]





1995

1995, 1st January, Bridget Jones meets Mark Darcy at Una & Geoffrey Alconbury's New Year's Day Turkey Curry Buffet. [ Bridget Jones's Diary ]





1998

1998, 1st January, People show up at the hospital to show support for Bobby. His mother reveals to him that she was faking her illness and that his father left her. [ The Waterboy ]





2000

2000, 1st January, Aldrich Killian watches fireworks. [ Iron Man 3 ]





2002

2002, 1st January, Dre Parker's height is measured on New Year's Day. [ The Karate Kid ]





2003

2003, 1st January, Dre Parker's height is measured on New Year's Day. [ The Karate Kid ]





2005

2005, 1st January, Just past midnight, Police Sergeant Jake Roenick assembles cops and criminals within Precinct 13 to defend against a rogue mob. [ Assault on Precinct 13 ]





2006

2006, 1st January, Alex Wyler has a depressing New Year, trying to forget about Kate Forster. [ The Lake House ]





2008

2008, 1st January, Stu Preissler spots 29 bird species, Kenny Bostick spots 31, and Brad Harris only spots 1. [ The Big Year ]
2008, 1st January, Fred spends New Years with his family and girlfriend Wanda. [ Fred Claus ]





2009

2009, 1st January, Ellie calls Brad and tells her that she broke up with Darren. The two of them start a relationship. [ The Big Year ]





2010

2010, 1st January, Kate and Brad have a baby, the first to be born in the New Year in the local area. This is captured by a local news crew, thus informing their parents. [ Four Christmases ]





2011

2011, 1st January, Seth and Kim kiss at midnight. Later, Seth cannot find her but keeps a napkin with a note from her saying to meet on the next New Year's Eve. [ New Year's Eve ]
2011, 1st January, UFC Revolution fight between Chris Leben and Brian Stann is broadcasted on pay-per-view. [ New Year's Eve ]





2012

2012, 1st January, The new year begins at midnight. [ New Year's Eve ]





2020

2020, 1st January, Andrew Davies' permanent resident card expires. [ Beastly ]





2028

2028, 1st January, Weyland makes significant adjustments to the David android prototype, facilitating David [ Prometheus ]





2073

2073, 1st January, Based on recent classified findings by Weyland researchers, the company determines the exact coordinates of a new destination for long-time pet project: Project Prometheus. New round of investment is immediately opened and mission planning enters full-swing. [ Prometheus ]

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