As "Selma" opens in theaters, take a look at some other movies that are based on real people.
1935: "Mutiny on the Bounty" tells the story of Captain Bligh and a British sailing ship, the Bounty.
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"Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.
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