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Includes a day-by-day chronology of notable events relating to the sci-fi genre including birth dates, dates of death, release dates and days in which certain television episodes first aired.
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  • 2011: The Green Hornet: 75th Anniversary Collector's Edition and The Green Hornet Strikes Again!: 75th Anniversary Collector's Edition are released on DVD in Region 1 format by VCI Entertainment.

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  • 1990: Tremors is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2012: Godzilla: The Criterion Collection is released on Blu-ray.

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  • 2005: The novelization of DinoCroc is published by I Books.

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  • 1988: Slugs premieres in the United States.

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  • 2016: Deadpool premieres theatrically in the United States. The world rejoices.

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  • 2000: Principal photography on X-Men concludes.

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  • 1996: Principal filming on the Doctor Who television movie concludes.

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  • 2017: Actor Bill Paxton passes away at the age of 61 due to complications following a surgery.

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  • 1986: Principal photography on the remake of The Fly concludes.

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  • 2017: Logan premieres theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2010: Academy Awards: Avatar wins Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction. Star Trek wins best makeup.

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  • 2005: Robots is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2012: The X-Men Quadrilogy is released on Blu-ray by Ais.

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  • 2011: Paul is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2017: Life premieres in the United States.

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  • 1998: The Lost in Space feature film is released theatrically in the United States.

The Walking Dead episode "Last Day on Earth" airs on AMC.

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  • 2013: Noted film critic Roger Ebert passes away at the age of 70.

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  • 1982: Actress Brenda Benet commits suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. She was 36-years-old.

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  • 2017: Day 1 (Thursday) of the Star Wars: Celebration convention is held in Orlando, Florida.

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  • 2017: Day 2 (Friday) of the Star Wars: Celebration convention is held in Orlando, Florida.

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  • 2017: Day 3 (Saturday) of the Star Wars: Celebration convention is held in Orlando, Florida.

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  • 2017: Day 4 (Friday) of the Star Wars: Celebration convention is held in Orlando, Florida. Final day.

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  • 2004: Gojira is re-released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 1997: The Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter video game is released by LucasArts.

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  • 2008: Iron Man is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2011: Thor is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2008: The Speed Racer feature film is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 1752: American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin performs a kite experiment, leading to the discovery of electricity.

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  • 1992: Alien³ is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 1979: Alien is released theatrically in the United States.

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Burning Desire" airs on CHCH-TV in Canada and on Showtime in the United States.

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  • 2015: Principal photography on Deadpool concludes. Everyone kept their body parts.

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  • 1987: Predator is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2003: Hulk is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 1977: Rock star Steven Tyler and model Bebe Buell give birth to their daughter, Liv Tyler.

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  • 1995: Species is released theatrically in the United States.

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  • 2011: Friday: Space Shuttle Atlantis blasts off at 10:29 am for the historic final launch of the Space Shuttle program.

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