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  2. Stand by Me (film) - Wikipedia

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    Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming-of-age comedy drama film directed by Rob Reiner. It is based on Stephen King 's 1982 novella The Body , and the title derives from the song by Ben E. King . Wil Wheaton , River Phoenix , Corey Feldman , and Jerry O'Connell star as four boys who, in 1959, go on a hike to find the dead body of a missing boy.

  3. Television show - Wikipedia

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    The first television shows were experimental, sporadic broadcasts viewable only within a very short range from the broadcast tower starting in the 1930s. Televised events such as the 1936 Summer Olympics in Germany, the 1937 coronation of King George VI in the UK, and David Sarnoff's famous introduction at the 1939 New York World's Fair in the US spurred a growth in the medium, but World War ...

  4. The Breakfast Club - Wikipedia

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    The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American teen coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes.It stars Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy.

  5. Rod Ferrell - Wikipedia

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    The killings. On November 25, 1996, Naomi Ruth Queen and Richard Wendorf were found by their daughter Jennifer Wendorf, beaten to death in their Eustis home. While 49-year-old Richard Wendorf was asleep on his couch and Ruth was in the shower, Ferrell and accomplice Howard Scott Anderson had entered the home through the unlocked garage, picking up the murder weapon, a crowbar.

  6. Horror fiction - Wikipedia

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    These manifested in stories of beings such as demons, witches, vampires, werewolves and ghosts. European horror-fiction became established through works of the Ancient Greeks and Ancient Romans. Mary Shelley's well-known 1818 novel about Frankenstein was greatly influenced by the story of Hippolytus, whom Asclepius revives from death.

  7. Blockbuster (retailer) - Wikipedia

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    Blockbuster LLC, formerly known as Blockbuster Video, is an American-based provider of home video and video game rental services. Services were offered primarily at video rental shops, but later alternatives included DVD-by-mail, streaming, video on demand, and cinema theater.

  8. 2004 in film - Wikipedia

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    Worst supporting acting awards went to actress Demi Moore for Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and actor Sylvester Stallone for Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over. 29: 76th Academy Awards: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King wins picture and director awards as well as nine others for a total of 11 Academy Awards, a tie for the most ever won by a ...

  9. All My Children - Wikipedia

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    All My Children was the first new network daytime drama to debut in the 1970s. Originally owned by Creative Horizons, Inc., the company created by Nixon and her husband, Bob, the show was sold to ABC in January 1975. [3]