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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.
Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.
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