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Richard M. Nixon, then seeking the Republican presidential nomination, addresses an audience in Oregon in May 1968. AP hide caption

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Traders gather on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Henry Ray Abrams/AP hide caption

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Zach Galifianakis stars as Bobby, a psychiatric patient and mentor to 16-year-old Craig (Keir Gilchrist) in It's Kind of a Funny Story. K.C. Bailey hide caption

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Sheldon Cooper — a character played by Jim Parsons in CBS's The Big Bang Theory has an IQ of 187 and several advanced degrees but often has trouble with social interactions with other people. CBS hide caption

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Joost Buis' tunes are clean and true, and still let weird details nibble at the edges on Zoomin'. Monique Baan hide caption

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Michael Douglas is back in his Oscar-winning role as Gordon Gekko, whose iconic "greed is good" mantra and daring corporate raids made him a rock star of financial titans. Barry Wetcher/20th Century Fox hide caption

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Director Mark Romanek — previously known best for his award-winning music videos — tackled the challenge of adapting Kazuo Ishiguro's well-received novel Never Let Me Go for the screen. Alex Bailey/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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A column of Stryker armored vehicles carrying troops with the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, crosses the border from Iraq into Kuwait on Wednesday. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Benita Valente made her debut with the Met on September 22, 1973, singing Pamina in The Magic Flute. Peter Checchia hide caption

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In a now famous moment during the 2008 presidential primaries, Hillary Clinton fought back tears after an undecided voter asked her how she managed to keep at it, day after day. Above, Clinton responds to a reporter's question about that uncharacteristic display of emotion. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Plant made his first commercial recordings in 1966. He formed the ground Band of Joy in 1967, with drummer John Bonham. Gregg Delman hide caption

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Arrested Development star Will Arnett plays a wealthy playboy in the Fox series Running Wilde. David Bianculli says he's not impressed by the pilot, but out of an excess of hope, he'll stick with the show for a few more episodes. Ed Araquel/Fox hide caption

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Taking a break from his jazz roots, Bleckmann helped compose the alien language for the 1997 movie Men In Black. Joerg Grosse Gelderman/NEXT hide caption

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Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman help Nev Schulman create a true-to-life film about an online relationship. Rogue Pictures hide caption

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Step Right Up: The new HBO series Boardwalk Empire is set in 1920s Atlantic City, where corruption flows more freely than the Prohibition-banned booze. Craig Blankenhorn hide caption

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