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Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen

The Queen

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     8 February     Elizabeth II proclaimed queen of UK, 1952 On this day in 1952, Elizabeth II was proclaimed queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. She had actually become queen two days

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Malcolm McDowell and Mirella D'Angelo cavort in Caligula

Caligula

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     24 January     Caligula assassinated, AD41 On this day in AD41, or 41BCE, the Roman emperor Caligula was assassinated. His name was in fact Gaius Augustus Germanicus and Caligula was his nickname – meaning

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