The Grand Canyon becomes a national park, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album hits No. 1, a truck bomb explodes under the World Trade Center, and teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed, all on this day.
1920: The first German Expressionist film and early horror movie, Robert Wiene's "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari," premieres in Berlin, Germany. It would be more than a year later before the silent film came to the United States.
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