This Day in Film History:
Steven Spielberg is born in Detroit, Michigan.
David Lean's The Bridge on the River Kwai has its US premiere, opening in New York. William Holden becomes the first actor to earn $1 million for a film.
Jamie Lee Curtis and director/actor/comedian Christopher Guest marry in Los Angeles.
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers opens, taking in a whopping $26.16 million, a single-day record for the month of December at the time.
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