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Thirteen Days (2000) is a Hollywood film about the Cuban Missile Crisis, directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, and Steven Culp. Dylan Baker and Michael Fairman also played key characters. 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Hollywood (disambiguation) Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the City of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that runs from about Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to... The Cuban Missile Crisis was a tense confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missiles in Cuba. ... Roger Donaldson (born November 15, 1945) is an Australian-born film producer, director and writer who has made numerous successful movies. ... Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an American film actor and director who has often produced his own films. ... Bruce Greenwood is a Canadian actor born on August 12, 1956 in Noranda, Quebec. ... Steven Culp (born December 3, 1955 in La Jolla, California) is an American actor. ...


The movie was based on the book The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis.


In 2001, the movie won a Golden Satellite Award for Best Film Editing, and Greenwood won for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


US filming locations included Washington, DC, Newport, Rhode Island, the USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (normally on display at Battleship Cove, Fall River, Massachusetts), after being towed to Narragansett Bay; some scenes were also filmed in the Philippines. The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... A side street in Newport, Rhode Island, showing the historic buildings near the waterfront Newport is a city located in Newport County, Rhode Island. ... The USS (DD-850) is a Gearing-class destroyer of the United States Navy. ... Located in Fall River, Massachusetts, Battleship Cove is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial that traces its origins to the wartime crew of the World War II battleship U.S.S. Massachusetts. ... Fall River is a city located in Bristol County, Massachusetts. ... Narragansett Bay, shown in pink Narragansett Bay is a fjord on the north side of Rhode Island Sound, forming an expansive natural harbor as well as a small archipelago. ... The Republic of the Philippines is a country of South East Asia, located in the western Pacific Ocean some 1,210 km (750 mi) from mainland Asia. ...


New Line Cinema was one of the production companies. While shown in limited release in 2000, wide release did not occur until 2001, with a staggered release to various countries throughout most of the year. New Line Cinema, founded in 1967, is one of the ten major Hollywood movie studios. ...


Christopher Lawford (son of Peter Lawford), who played a minor role, is a nephew of John F. Kennedy. Thirteen Days is the second movie about President Kennedy in which Kevin Costner has a lead role as someone other than Kennedy. (The first was JFK.) It is also the second movie in which Steven Culp plays Robert F. Kennedy, the other being Norma Jean & Marilyn. Christopher Lawford, a nephew of John F. Kennedy, son of Peter Lawford, is a Hollywood actor. ... The Rat Pack. ... Order: 35th President Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson Term of office: January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963 Preceded by: Dwight D. Eisenhower Succeeded by: Lyndon B. Johnson Date of birth: May 29, 1917 Place of birth: Brookline, Massachusetts Date of death: November 22, 1963 Place of death: Dallas, Texas First... JFK is a 1991 film which purports to tell the history of the President of the United States John F. Kennedys assassination. ... Steven Culp (born December 3, 1955 in La Jolla, California) is an American actor. ... Robert Kennedy . Robert Francis Bobby Kennedy, also called RFK (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy, and was appointed by his brother as Attorney General for his administration. ...


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