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Toxin Linked To Incident That Inspired Famous Hitchcock Movie
2011-12-29 05:42:11

Scientists have determined what triggered a crazed bird flock that helped inspire Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 hit movie "The Birds".

2011-07-28 14:18:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Known for his chilling genius, Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most brilliant directors of all time.

2010-12-06 14:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When: Dec. 8-10 Conference 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., last day ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 (Life Planning Network gathering) 5-8 p.m.

2010-05-10 04:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailed as one of the most influential suspense movies of its time, Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho had a profound effect on how future filmmakers made movies and shaped audience expectations for generations to come.

2009-10-21 12:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Los Angeles Chapter, hosts its inaugural "Alfred Hitchcock Legacy Tribute Gala," honoring Dr.

2009-06-17 16:55:36

New York authorities said a man donned a dress, wig and makeup to impersonate his dead mother and collect Social Security and rent subsidies. Thomas Prusik-Parkin, 49, allegedly took a page from Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho to pose as his mother and collect $115,000 in benefits from the government, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. I held my mother when she was dying and breathed in her last breath, so I am my mother, police quoted Prusik-Parkin as saying at the time of...


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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