On this day: December 11

Published On: Dec 10 2012 10:24:00 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 11 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The world's first motor show opens in Paris, Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, Muhammad Ali fights his last fight, and Bernie Madoff is arrested, all on this day.

OTD December 11 - A Few Good Men
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1992: The courtroom drama "A Few Good Men," starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Pollak and Kevin Bacon, and directed by Rob Reiner, opens in theaters. The film, which revolves around the court martial of two U.S. Marines charged with the murder of a fellow Marine and the tribulations of their lawyer, would earn four Academy Award nominations and capture the No. 1 spot at the box office its first three weeks on its way to making more than $240 million worldwide.

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