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Fictional Dates.

A list of fictional dates that have been featured and mentioned in movies, TV shows, video games and books.

  • January 6th, 1854

    Sherlock Holmes (2009) - The birth date of Sherlock Holmes.

  • September 2nd, 1885

    Back to the Future Part III (1990) - The date that Marty travels back in time to.

  • April 29th, 1892

    The Godfather: Don Corleone is born.

  • June 16th, 1904

    The events of James Joyce's novel Ulysses take place.

  • April 14th, 1912

    Titanic (1997) - On this date, Jack sketches a picture of Rose.

  • December 31st, 1926

    Harry Potter: Voldemort is born.

  • December 6th, 1928

    Harry Potter: Hagrid is born.

  • March 13th, 1930

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder is born.

  • May 12th, 1955

    The birth date of Homer Simpson.

  • November 12th, 1955

    Back to the Future (1985): This is the date that Doc and Marty travel back in time to.

  • January 4th, 1956

    Man On Fire: The birth date of John W. Creasy.

  • May 12th, 1956

    Homer Simpson is born.

  • October 1st, 1956

    Marge Simpson is born.

  • September 7th, 1958

    Breaking Bad: Walter White is born.

  • August 24th, 1959

    Tony Soprano is born.

  • December 20th, 1959

    Psycho (1960) - Norman Bates is arrested.

  • October 3rd, 1961

    X-Files: Special Agent Fox Mulder is born.

  • March 11th, 1962

    The Matrix: Neo is born.

  • February 23rd, 1964

    X-Files: Special Agent Dana Scully is born.

  • August 24th, 1964

    Metal Gear Solid 3 (Game): The game begins when Snake enters Tselinoyarsk, Russia, via the world's first HALO jump.

  • August 30th, 1964

    Metal Gear Solid 3 (Game): Snake enters Tselinoyarsk, Russia, via a D-21 drone.

  • September 2nd, 1964

    Metal Gear Solid 3 (Game): Snake kills The Boss.

  • June 2nd, 1968

    Sleepers (1996): Lorenzo Carcaterra is released from the Wilkinson Home for Boys.

  • August 29th, 1968

    Internet urban legend: All televisions in the United States shut down on this day for 25 seconds.

  • January 27th, 1971

    Coronation Street character Valerie Barlow dies after being electrocuted by a faulty hairdryer.

  • April 4th, 1972

    Emily Nugent and Ernest Bishop are married on Coronation Street.

  • January 4th, 1976

    Rocky: Rocky Balboa fights Apollo Creed for the first time.

  • November 25th, 1976

    Rocky II: Rocky Balboa defeats Apollo Creed.

  • January 4th, 1979

    Goodfellas (1990) - Morris "Morrie" Kessler is killed.

  • January 24th, 1979

    Supernatural: The birthdate of Dean Winchester.

  • September 19th, 1979

    Hermione Granger from Harry Potter is born.

  • May 11th, 1980

    Goodfellas: The date that Henry Hill is arrested and everything begins to fall apart.

  • July 31st, 1980

    Harry Potter is born.

  • March 1st, 1981

    Harry Potter character Ron Weasley is born.

  • August 15th, 1981

    Rocky III: Rocky loses to Clubber Lang (Mr. T) and his coach, Mickey Goldmill, dies of a heart attack.

  • December 5th, 1981

    Sleepers (1996): Sean Nokes is killed at a diner by Thomas Marcano and John Reilly.

  • December 25th, 1981

    Rocky IV: Rocky Balboa defeats Russian boxer Ivan Drago.

  • April 14th, 1982

    Pineapple Express (2008): Dale Denton's date of birth.

  • June 1st, 1982

    District 9: An Alien ship appears over Johannesburg in South Africa.

  • November 2nd, 1982

    ET goes home.

  • February 28th, 1983

    Scarface (1983): Tony Montana is arrested while attempting to launder money.

  • April 4th, 1984

    1984 - The first entry in the protagonist's illegal diary is created.

  • April 4th, 1984

    The first day in the novel 1984 by George Orwell.

  • May 12th, 1984

    The Terminator (1984) - After holding a cop at gunpoint, Kyle Reese demands to know what year it is.

  • September 24th, 1984

    Breaking Bad: Jesse Pinkman is born.

  • October 31st, 1984

    The Karate Kid (1984) - Mr. Miyagi defends Daniel LaRusso against a group of bullies.

  • February 28th, 1985

    John Connor is born.

  • October 27th, 1985

    Back to the Future Part III (1990) - Marty returns to the present.

  • July 15th, 1986

    The Sopranos: A.J. Soprano is born.

  • December 24th, 1988

    The date that the events from the movie Die Hard occur on.

  • December 8th, 1989

    Coronation Street character Alan Bradley is fatally hit by a tram.

  • December 31st, 1989

    Ghostbusters II (1989) - The Titanic arrives.

  • January 1st, 1990

    Ghostbusters II (1989) - The Ghostbusters defeat Vigo the Carpathian.

  • July 31st, 1990

    Hagrid arrives to tell Harry Potter that he is a wizard.

  • January 12th, 1992

    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - HAL 9000 goes online.

  • March 7th, 1992

    FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully begin work on their first X-Files case.

  • February 2nd, 1993

    Groundhog Day (1993) - Phil Connors (played by Bill Murray) relives the same day over and over again.

  • July 2nd, 1996

    Independence Day (1996): Alien ships destroy multiple cities around the world.

  • January 4th, 1997

    The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) - Jason Bourne joins the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

  • August 4th, 1997

    Terminator 2 (1991) - This is the exact date that Skynet goes online.

  • August 11th, 1997

    WWF: D-Generation-X is formed.

  • August 29th, 1997

    Terminator 2 (1991) - On this date, Judgment Day occurs when Skynet becomes self-aware.

  • October 16th, 1997

    Lost In Space - The Robinson family gets lost in space.

  • June 17th, 1998

    In the first episode of The Sopranos, Tony's newspaper is dated as the 17th of June, 1998.

  • June 28th, 1998

    WWE: Mankind fights The Undertaker in a historic Hell in a Cell match.

  • July 23rd, 1998

    Resident Evil (Game) - S.T.A.R.S team Alpha crash their helicopter at the Arlkay Mountain Estate.

  • July 26th, 1998

    Resident Evil (Game) - S.T.A.R.S team Bravo (Jill, Wesker, Chris and Barry) arrives at the Arlkay Mountain Estate.

  • September 27th, 1998

    Resident Evil 3 (Game): The Umbrella Corporation releases Nemesis into Raccoon City in an attempt to wipe out the remaining S.T.A.R.S members.

  • September 29th, 1998

    Resident Evil 2 (Game) - The game starts with Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield entering Raccoon City.

  • December 28th, 1998

    WWF: Bradshaw and Faarooq join The Ministry of Darkness.

  • February 14th, 1999

    WWF: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeats Vince McMahon in a Steel Cage mage at St. Valentine's Day Massacre.

  • September 13th, 1999

    Space: 1999 - The Moon manages to escape Earth's orbit after an explosion occurs at a lunar waste dump.

  • October 28th, 1999

    WWF: X-Pac turns on Kane.

  • November 13th, 1999

    Wrestling: Rikishi makes his WWF debut.

  • November 14th, 1999

    WWE: Stone Cold Steve Austin is run down by a car at Survivor Series.

  • November 29th, 1999

    WWF: Stephanie McMahon's marriage to Test is interrupted by Triple H.

  • December 12th, 1999

    WWF: Stephanie McMahon turns on her father Vince after he loses to Triple H at Armageddon.

  • January 1st, 2000

    Futurama: Fry falls into a cyrogenic chamber, which freezes him until the year 3000.

  • January 27th, 2000

    WWF: Kane's girlfriend Tori joins D-Generation-X.

  • March 13th, 2000

    Wrestling: Vince McMahon returns to the WWF and helps The Rock on Monday Night Raw.

  • April 2nd, 2000

    WWF: Vince McMahon turns on The Rock and helps Triple H regain his title.

  • August 23rd, 2000

    Escape from L.A. (1996) - An earthquake hits the city of Los Angeles, causing an island to form off the coast of California.

  • October 9th, 2000

    WWF: Commissioner Mick Foley reveals that Rikishi ran over Stone Cold Steve Austin in 1999.

  • April 1st, 2001

    Wrestling: Stone Cold Steve Austin turns heel.

  • April 29th, 2001

    Wrestling: Stone Cold Steve Austin and Triple H defeat Kane and The Undertaker at Backlash (2001).

  • November 5th, 2002

    The West Wing: Josiah Bartlet is re-elected as the President of the United States.

  • January 13th, 2003

    Coronation Street character Maxine Peacock is murdered by Richard Hillman.

  • August 12th, 2003

    Inside Man (2006): A gang takes control of the Manhattan Trust Bank in New York.

  • October 28th, 2003

    The Social Network (2010): Mark Zuckerberg launches Facesmash.

  • December 16th, 2003

    Man On Fire: John W. Creasy and The Voice die.

  • March 3rd, 2004

    24: Jack Bauer stops an assassination attempt on the life of David Palmer.

  • October 3rd, 2004

    AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004): A heat bloom in the Antarctica is discovered.

  • October 10th, 2004

    The events of the movie Alien vs. Predator (2004) occur.

  • October 22nd, 2004

    LOST: Oceanic Flight 815 crashes on The Island.

  • November 4th, 2004

    LOST: The hatch is finally opened.

  • November 30th, 2004

    The Sopranos: Adriana La Cerva is shot dead.

  • March 4th, 2005

    Coronation Street character Tommy Harris dies after being hit in the head with a wrench by his daughter Katy Harris.

  • April 20th, 2005

    Coronation Street actress Katy Harris commits suicide.

  • October 18th, 2006

    The Dark Knight - The Joker robs a bank.

  • January 15th, 2007

    Coronation Street character Charlie Stubbs is murdered after being hit on the head with a statue.

  • April 30th, 2007

    Metal Gear Solid 2 (Game) - Jack (aka Raiden) and Rose meet each other for the first time.

  • June 6th, 2007

    Coronation Street character Paul Connor dies in a car crash.

  • August 8th, 2007

    Metal Gear Solid 2 (Game) - The game begins with the Tanker Incident, with Solid Snake infiltrating the USS Discovery.

  • May 23rd, 2008

    Cloverfield (2008) - A gigantic monster attacks the city of New York.

  • April 29th, 2009

    Metal Gear Solid 2 (Game) - The Big Shell Incident occurs.

  • April 30th, 2009

    Metal Gear Solid 2 (Game) - The game ends with Raiden defeating Solidus Snake.

  • June 21st, 2009

    Children of Men (2006) - The birth of Baby Diego, the youngest person on earth.

  • July 14th, 2009

    Breaking Bad: Gustavo Fring is killed.

  • July 31st, 2009

    The Hangover: The group arrive in Las Vegas for Doug's bachelor party.

  • October 2nd, 2009

    Breaking Bad: Mike Ehrmantraut dies.

  • August 1st, 2010

    The Simpsons: Lisa's engagement to Hugh Parkfield is ended. This was during an episode (1995) in which a fortune teller told Lisa about her future.

  • August 9th, 2010

    District 9 - Eviction notices are served to the aliens living in District 9.

  • September 7th, 2010

    Breaking Bad: Walter White dies.

  • September 25th, 2010

    Demolition Man (1993) - The last murder is committed in the city of Los Angeles.

  • December 6th, 2010

    Coronation Street characters Ashley Peacock and Molly Dobbs die in a tram crash.

  • April 21st, 2011

    Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Skynet becomes self-aware.

  • September 12th, 2012

    I Am Legend (2007): Robert Neville (Will Smith) dies.

  • December 22nd, 2012

    The X-Files - This is the date that aliens plan to colonize earth. Mulder discovers this date on a secret government document that is titled "End Game".

  • September 27th, 2013

    The Last of Us: The date that the opening scene occurred on. An infection spreads throughout the United States.

  • January 20th, 2014

    Coronation Street character Hayley Cropper commits suicide while dying from pancreatic cancer.

  • April 6th, 2014

    Wrestling: Brock Lesnar ends The Undertaker's 21-0 undefeated streak at WrestleMania XXX.

  • June 2nd, 2014

    Coronation Street character Tina McIntyre passes away after being murdered.

  • November 5th, 2014

    V for Vendetta (2005) - V blows up the Old Bailey.

  • March 27th, 2015

    Prometheus (2012) - A company called Weyland Industries launches a space mission that installs solar panels that align and move with Earth.

  • July 8th, 2015

    Coronation Street character Deirdre Barlow passes away from a brain aneurysm.

  • September 21st, 2015

    Coronation Street character Callum Logan is killed.

  • October 10th, 2015

    Back to the Future II (1989) - The Chicago Cubs win the World Series.

  • October 21st, 2015

    Back to the Future II (1989) - Doc and Marty travel to the future (which happens to be the 21st of October, 2015). This fictional future contains hoverboards, self-lacing shoes and flying cars.

  • January 8th, 2016

    Blade Runner (1982): The inception of Roy Batty.

  • February 14th, 2016

    Ghostbusters II (1989) - A psychic called Elaine tells Peter Venkman that the world will end on the 14th of April, 2016. Venkman responds by saying "Valentines Day... bummer."

  • March 22nd, 2016

    The Purge (2013) - The first annual Purge begins.

  • August 12th, 2016

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Game) - The infamous mission "No Russian" takes place.

  • October 3rd, 2016

    Modern Warfare 3 (Game) - Vladimir Makarov hijacks the Russian President's plane.

  • January 21st, 2017

    Modern Warfare 3 (Game) - Assault on the Hotel Oasis in Dubai.

  • February 5th, 2017

    Click (2006) - Britney Spears has her 23rd baby and the clone of Michael Jackson sues himself.

  • February 5th, 2017

    Oblivion (2013) - The last superbowl takes place.

  • September 1st, 2024

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - The Bell Riots begin.

  • November 16th, 2027

    Children of Men (2006) - The youngest person in the world, Baby Diego, is murdered.

  • June 6th, 2028

    Judge Dredd: The Trans-Atlantic Tunnel is completed.

  • February 14th, 2029

    Planet of the Apes: Captain Leo Davidson enters an electrical storm that transports him to a world that is ruled by apes.

  • July 4th, 2032

    Terminator 3 (2003) - John Connor is killed by a T-850.

  • August 3rd, 2032

    Demolition Man (1993) - Simon Phoenix escapes from cryo-prison.

  • July 15th, 2039

    Looper (2012) - The Rainmaker is born.

  • January 23rd, 2040

    Event Horizon (1997) - Captain John Kilpack makes his final log.

  • March 5th, 2052

    Fallout: The Great Plague arises.

  • July 26th, 2052

    Fallout: The United Nations is disbanded.

  • April 4th, 2063

    Star Trek: First Contact (1996) - The Enterprise arrives in the past, which happens to be the 4th of April, 2063. This is the day before humanity encounters alien life for the first time.

  • April 5th, 2063

    Star Trek: First Contact (1996) - Humanity encounters alien life for the first time after a scientist invents warp driver. These aliens are called the Vulcans (example: Spock).

  • November 18th, 2154

    Avatar (2009) - The final battle between the US Army and the native Na'vi clans occurs.

  • July 13th, 2305

    Star Trek: Generations (1994) - Captain Jean-Luc Picard is born.

  • July 20th, 2327

    Star Trek: Generations (1994) - Captain Jean-Luc Picard graduates from the Starfleet Academy.

  • December 31st, 2379

    Alien: Resurrection (1997) - Ripley is cloned.

  • March 3rd, 2505

    Idiocracy (2006): Corporal Joe Bauers (Not Sure) and Rita wake up from suspended animation.


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