Box Office Prophets: Box Office Database, Movie Reviews, Movie Trailers, Up-to-the-Minute Release Schedule, Box Office Analysis

This Day in Film History:
October 9


Vilgot Sjöman's I am Curious (Yellow) debuts in Sweden. US Customs agents seize copies of the film as it is brought into America., though a US Court of Appeals later ruled that the film was not obscene.
Source: Forbidden Films


Debuting in New York two days earlier, The French Connection opens nationwide in the US. The film wins four Oscars, including Best Picture, marking the first time an R-rated work wins the award.


After 12 years on Florida's Death Row, Aileen Wuornos is executed. Charlize Theron's performance as Wuornos in 2003's Monster earned the actress Best Actress Golden Globe and Oscar nominations.

Previous Day
Next Day
Random Day

About This Day in Film History
~     ~     ~      
Errors & Omissions

This Day in Film History had absolutely nothing to do with the production of the movie Holy Man.


Need to contact us? E-mail a Box Office Prophet.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
© 2020 Box Office Prophets, a division of One Of Us, Inc.