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FORREST GUMP
1994 Film

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  • 1943

    • March

      • March 2, 1943
        • Date of Birth on Bubba's headstone, also known as Benjamin Buford Blue.

  • 1944

    • June

      • June 6, 1944
        • Forrest Gump born. One of Lieutenant Dan's ancestors dies storming the beach at Normandy.

  • 1945

    • July

      • July 16, 1945
        • Birth Date on Jenny Gump's headstone. "Beloved Mother, Wife and Friend"

  • 1956

    • June

      • June 5, 1956
        • Forrest Gump and his mother see Elvis Presley performing on the Milton Berle - using Forrest's dance moves - on a TV in the window of Vincy's Furniture and Appliance Store i Greenbow, Alabama.

  • 1963

    • June

      • June 11, 1963
        • Forrest Gump present during the Stand in the Schoolhouse Door event at the University of Alabama.

  • 1967

    • June

      • June 7, 1967
        • Date of Death on Bubba's headstone, also known as Benjamin Buford Blue.

    • October

      • October 21, 1967
        • Forrest reunites with Jenny in the Reflecting Pool at the March on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

      • October 22, 1967
        • Having spent the night before walking around Washington, D.C., Forrest and Jenny say good-bye.

  • 1969

    • July

      • July 20, 1969
        • Forrest cheers up wounded veterans showing them how to play ping pong during the moon landing.

  • 1971

    • September

      • September 8, 1971
        • Forrest Gump appears on the Dick Cavett show with John Lennon.

    • December

      • December 31, 1971
        • Forrest Gump celebrates New Year's Eve in New York.

  • 1972

    • January

      • January 1, 1972
        • After ringing in the new year at a bar, Forrest and Lieutenant Dan take a couple girls back to Lieutenant Dan's place.

    • June

      • June 17, 1972
        • Forrest Gump witnesses the Watergate break-in.

  • 1974

    • September

      • September 8, 1974
        • Forrest and Lieutenant Dan face the wrath of Hurricane Carmen while on Forrest's shrimping boat.

  • 1975

    • September

      • September 21, 1975
        • Lieutenant Dan gets Forrest invested in some kind of fruit company so they don't have to worry about money anymore.

  • 1976

    • July

      • July 4, 1976
        • Forrest asks Jenny to marry him.

      • July 5, 1976
        • For no particular reason, Forrest Gump decides to go for a run, and ends up running across American for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days and 16 hours.

  • 1979

    • September

      • September 15, 1979
        • The day that Forrest Gump decides to go for a run, there is audio of a news report about Jimmy Carter collapsing as he runs past the barber shop. That event occurred in 1979, however, that date does not work within the Forrest Gump timeline.

      • September 19, 1979
        • After running across America for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days and 16 hours, Forrest Gump decides to stop running and go home to Alabama.

  • 1981

    • March

      • March 30, 1981
        • Forrest receives a letter from Jenny asking him to come see her in Savannah, Georgia. The same day that President Reagan is shot.

  • 1982

    • March

      • March 22, 1982
        • Death Date on Jenny Gump's headstone. Forrest says that Jenny died on a Saturday morning but March 22nd, 1982 was a Monday. "Beloved Mother, Wife and Friend"
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