On this day: May 23

POSTED: 10:26 AM PDT May 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 22, 2016 

Joan of Arc is captured in battle, Bonnie and Clyde die in a hail of bullets, "The Shining" hits theaters, golf legend Sam Snead passes away, and Tom Cruise abuses Oprah's couch, all on this day.

OTD May 23 - The Shining
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1980: Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining," starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall, premieres in theaters. The psychological horror movie, based off Stephen King's novel of the same name, was initially met with mixed reaction, but has since become widely regarded as one of the greatest films of the horror genre and a staple of pop culture.


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