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Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean Stanton in Repo Man

Repo Man

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     4 February     Radium synthesised, 1936 The element radium had been discovered by Marie Sklodowska-Curie and her husband Pierre in 1898. They had taken a ton of pitchblende and from it separated out a

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Gary Oldman as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy

Sid and Nancy

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     12 October     Sid Vicious arrested, 1978 On this day in 1978, Sid Vicious, the former bassist with the punk rock band The Sex Pistols, was arrested for the murder of his girlfriend, Nancy

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