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IMDb.com web site launched

IMDb.com web site launched

17 October, 1990

The IMDb.com movie database web site was launched on 17th October 1990. The site originated as a Usenet posting by Col Needham consisting of four lists and unix shell search scripts. In 1998, Needham sold the site to Amazon.com.

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