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Re: Third Annual Historical Appreciation Challenge: The Lists

Third Annual Historical Appreciation Challenge


Earthrise
Taken from lunar orbit on December 24, 1968 during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.
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List Complete!

June 1st
1. King - Documentary on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
2. 1968 with Tom Brokaw ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 2nd
3. The Race to the Moon: Failure is Not an Option ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
4. Maverick: War of the Silver Kings; Point Blank (1957) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 3rd
5. LBJ and Vietnam: In the Eye of the Storm ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
6. The Vietnam War: TET Offensive ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Unsung Heores: The Battle of Khe Sanh ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
7. The Vietnam War: America Enters the War ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; TET in Saigon and Hue ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
8. The Vietnam War: Ringing Down the Curtain ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Endgame ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
9. The Race to the Moon: Code Name: Project Orion ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Modern Marvels: The Space Shuttle ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
10. Buffalo Bill (1944) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 4th
11. Maverick: According to Hoyle; Ghost Rider (1957) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
12. Maverick: The Long Hunt; Stage West (1957) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 5th
13. Maverick: Relic of Fort Tejon; Hostage (1957) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
14. Maverick: Stampede; The Jeweled Gun (1957) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 6th
15. Maverick: The Wrecker; The Quick and the Dead (1957) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 7th
16. Maverick: The Naked Gallows; Comstock Conspiracy (1957) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 8th
17. Maverick: The Third Rider; Rage for Vengeance (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
18. The Race to the Moon: Modern Marvels: Apollo 13 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Ancient Discoveries: Lost Science of the Bible (2008) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
19. Maverick: Rope of Cards; Diamond in the Rough (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 9th
20. Maverick: Day of Reckoning; The Savage Hills (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
21. Maverick: Trail West to Fury; The Burning Sky (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 10th
22. Maverick: The Seventh Hand; Plunder of Paradise (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
23. Maverick: Black Fire; Burial Ground of the Gods (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 11th
24. Maverick: Seed of Deception (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Rawhide: Incident of the Judas Trap (1959) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
25. Rawhide: Incident in No Man's Land; Incident of the Burst of Evil (1959) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
26. Rawhide: Indicent of the Roman Candles (1959) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Engineering an Empire: Greece ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
27. Engineering an Empire: Greece:Age of Alexander ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Engineering an Empire: The Aztecs ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 12th
28. Engineering an Empire: Carthage ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; China ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
29. Engineering an Empire: Russia ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Britain: Blood and Steel ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 13th
30. Engineering an Empire: The Persians ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Engineering an Empire: The Maya Death Empire ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 14th
31. Engineering an Empire: Napoleon: Steel Monster ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Engineering an Empire: The Byzantines ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 15th
32. Engineering an Empire: Rome ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
33. Engineering an Empire: Egypt ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 16th
34. Engineering an Empire: Da Vinci's World ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire: The First Barbarian War ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
35. Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire: Spartacus ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Julius Caesar ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
36. Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire: The Forest of Death ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Invasion of Britain ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 17th
37. Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire: The Dacian Wars ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Rebellion and Betrayal ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
38. Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire: Wrath of the Gods ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Soldiers' Emperor ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 18th
39. Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire: Constantine the Great ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Barbarian General ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
40. Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire: The Puppet Master ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Last Emperor ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 19th
41. Ancients Behaving Badly: Caligula ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Atila the Hun ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
42. Ancients Behaving Badly: Julius Caesar ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Alexander the Great ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 20th
43. Ancients Behaving Badly: Nero ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Hannibal ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 21st
44. Ancients Behaving Badly: Genghis Khan ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Cleopatra ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
45. Barbarians: The Vikings ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Goths ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 22nd
46. Barbarians: The Mongols ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Huns ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
47. Biography: Genghis Khan ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Modern Marvels: Barbarian Technology ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 23rd
48. Cosmos: The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
49. Cosmos: Harmony of the Worlds ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Heaven and Hell ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
50. Cosmos: Blues for a Red Planet ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Travelers' Tales ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
51. Cosmos: The Backbone of Night ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Journeys in Space and Time ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
52. Cosmos: The Lives of the Stars ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The Edge of Forever ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
53. Cosmos: The Persistence of Memory ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Encyclopedia Galactica ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
54. Cosmos: Who Speaks for Earth? ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; JFK: A Presidency Revealed - Pt1 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 24th
55. JFK: A Presidency Revealed - Pt2 & Pt3 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
56. Biography: JFK: A Personal Story ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
57. Voices of Civil Rights ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Mississippi State Secrets ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
58. Crossing the Bridge ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Biography: Dr. Martin Luthor King, Jr. ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 25th
59. Biography: Thurgood Marshall ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; The JFK Assassination ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
60. Modern Marvels: Apollo 11 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Bay of Pigs Declassified ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
61. Peyote to LSD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 26th
62. Days of Rage and Wonder: Riot: The Chicago Conspiracy Trial ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲; Sex in the Vietnam War ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
63. Deadwood: Tell Your God to Ready for Blood; I Am Not the Fine Man You Take Me For ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
64. Deadwood: True Colors; Full Faith and Credit ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 27th
65. Deadwood: A Two-Headed Beast; A Rich Find ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
66. Deadwood: Unauthorized Cinnamon; Leviathan Smiles ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 28th
67. Deadwood: Amateur Night; A Constant Throb ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
68. Deadwood: The Catbird Seat; Tell Him Something Pretty ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 29th
69. Days of Rage and Wonder: Hippies ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
70. The World at War: The Final Solution - Pt1 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
71. The World at War: The Final Solution - Pt2 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

June 30th
72. Ancient Aliens: The Evidence; The Visitors ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
73. Ancient Aliens: The Mission; Closer Encounters ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
74. Ancient Aliens: The Return; Chariots, Gods and Beyond ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
75. Biography: Joseph Kennedy, Sr: Father of an American Dynasty ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

Checklist not even close!
Spoiler:

GENERAL
--- Recreation of a specific Historical Event (like Apollo 13)
--- Sports film
--- Bio Pic
-X- Documentary - Engineering an Empire: The Persians
--- Folk Hero/Mythological (Robin Hood, Greek gods, etc.)
--- Judeo-Christian (based on stories from the Torah, Mishna, New Testament, etc.)
--- Non-Judeo-Christian religion (may be about an individual holy person, like Kundun)
--- Film about Women's History (prominent woman, feminism, etc.)
--- Film about minority rights (prominent minority figure, civil rights, etc.)
--- Film about LGBT rights (prominent LGBT figure, gay rights, etc.)
--- Zeitgeist Film (movie that captures the spirit of a specific setting)
--- Musical

DECADES - Watch a film set--but not produced--during five different decades no more recent than the 1980s:
--- Movie 1 (Decade)
--- Movie 2 (Decade)
--- Movie 3 (Decade)
--- Movie 4 (Decade)
--- Movie 5 (Decade)

Watch a film that takes place during five different centuries prior to the 20th Century (Note Century of setting):
--- Movie 1 (Century)
--- Movie 2 (Century)
--- Movie 3 (Century)
--- Movie 4 (Century)
--- Movie 5 (Century)

Watch 5 movies about historical events of different countries (Note Country of setting).
--- Movie 1 (Country)
--- Movie 2 (Country)
--- Movie 3 (Country)
--- Movie 4 (Country)
--- Movie 5 (Country)

BIO PICS
--- Bio Pic of a War participant
--- Bio Pic of a Historical Person
--- Watch a Western Bio Pic
--- Watch a Sports or Humanities Bio Pic
--- Watch a Bio Pic about a prominent woman, minority or LGBT figure

Watch a Documentary from each of the following (may be as general or specific as you prefer):
-X- War - The Vietnam War: Ringing Down the Curtain
--- Western
-X- Historical Event - The Race to the Moon: Failure is Not an Option
-X- Biographical - King (Dr. Martin Luthor King, Jr.)
--- Sports or Humanities (Miracle on Ice, Frida, etc.; lots of range here!)

WAR
Watch 5 movies that take place during different American wars. (Civil War, World Wars I or II, Viet Nam, etc.)
--- Movie 1
--- Movie 2
--- Movie 3
--- Movie 4
--- Movie 5

Watch 5 movies that take place during different countries' wars (Trojan War, Crusades, the Anglo-Zulu wars, etc.)
--- Movie 1
--- Movie 2
--- Movie 3
--- Movie 4
--- Movie 5

WESTERN
--- John Ford Western
--- John Wayne Western
--- "Singing Cowboy" Western
--- Clint Eastwood Western
--- Spaghetti Western (not starring Clint Eastwood)
--- Comedy Western (may be spoof, parody or just humorous)
--- Western based on a novel
--- Western told from perspective of Native Americans
--- Western told from perspective of Outlaws
--- Western about cross-country travel (wagon train, cattle drive, etc.)
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