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beaches of 2015
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.
The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.
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