- James B Donovan: Bridge of Spies. Gary Powers U-2 spy plane was shot down in 1960
- Walt Disney: Saving Mister Banks. Mary Poppins was released in 1964
- James Lovell: The Apollo 13 mission launched in April 1970
- Ben Bradlee: The Post publishes The Pentagon Papers in June 1971
- Charlie Wilson: The movie Charlie Wilson's War covers much of the early 1980s.
- The Mr. Rogers movie is based on a magazine profile from twenty years ago, it's unclear what form the movie will take...
- Captain Sully Sullenberger's Miracle On The Hudson happened in January 2009
- ...and Captain Phillips' ship was hijacked three months later, in April 2009.
Wouldn't it be amazing to get a photo of the real-life Lovell and Bradlee together, or Sullenberger and Phillips?
- Further Reading: My Top Ten Favorite Tom Hanks Movies