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Today In History: Idi Amin Was Deposed From Power In Uganda. Watch Barbet Schroeder's 1974 Doc 'General Idi Amin Dada' Now

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  • April 11, 2014 10:15 AM
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Today In History: Idi Amin Was Deposed From Power In Uganda. Watch Barbet Schroeder's 1974 Doc 'General Idi Amin Dada' Now

Malcolm X Was Killed Today. Watch Orlando Bagwell's 2 1/2-Hour Doc 'Malcolm X: Make It Plain' Now

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 21, 2014 10:52 AM
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Malcolm X Was Killed Today... Watch 2 1/2-Hour Portrait Doc 'Malcolm X: Make It Plain' Now

Revisiting Intimate Portrait 'Marley' In Celebration Of Bob Marley's 69th Birthday (Watch It Now!)

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  • February 6, 2014 6:22 PM
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Revisiting Intimate Portrait 'Marley' In Celebration Of Bob Marley's 69th Birthday (Watch It Now!)

Martin Luther King Jr Was Born Today; Which Of These 5 Film Projects On His Life Will We See First?

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  • January 15, 2014 2:46 PM
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Martin Luther King Jr Was Born Today; Which Of These 5 Film Projects On His Life Will We See First?

Jean-Michel Basquiat Was Born Today. Watch 'Radiant Child' & 'Basquiat' (Both Streaming Now)

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  • December 22, 2013 8:40 PM
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Was Born Today. Watch 'The Radiant Child' & 'Basquiat' (Both Streaming Now)

Today In History... The Rumble In The Jungle. Past, Present & Future Projects On The Event

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  • October 30, 2013 4:15 PM
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Today In History... The Rumble In The Jungle. Past, Present & Future Projects On The Event

Jimi Hendrix Died Today In History... Andre Benjamin's Biopic Picked Up + New 2-Hour Doc Coming

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  • September 18, 2013 10:17 AM
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Today in history... September 18th, 1970, Jimi Hendrix died of a drug overdose in London, at just 27 years old.

Tupac Died Today In History... Updates On Antoine Fuqua's Biopic, Kenny Leon's Musical, Tupac's Script

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  • September 13, 2013 12:29 PM
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Today in history... September 13, 1996... Tupac Shakur died at a Las Vegas hospital at age 25, 6 days after being fatally shot in a driveby shooting that still remains unsolved, despite claims by the LAPD and Tupac's former bodyguard, most recently, that they know who killed him.

'Star Trek' Debuted Today In History... And Then There Was Nichelle Nichols, MLK & The Kiss

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  • September 8, 2013 9:27 PM
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8 Years Ago Today, Katrina Struck. Some Films That Address The Hurricane & Its Aftermath...

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  • August 29, 2013 9:24 AM
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Today in history, August 29, 2005... America suffers its most destructive natural disaster. Hurricane Katrina stormed ashore in southeast Louisiana, killing 1800 people, and destroying homes. 100,000s are forced to flee. The sluggish response to Katrina only adds to the misery. Local and federal government officials all faced sharp criticism for their handling of the tragedy. Despite some progress in rebuilding, full recovery continues to be a long hard road, while debate over the disaster goes on...