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26/05/1982 "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" premieres at Cannes Film Festival

Steven Spielberg co-produced and directed "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial". The concept was based on his imaginary friend created after his parents' divorce in 1960. E.T. was an immediate blockbuster. It opened at number one with a gross of $11 million and stayed at the top of the box office for six weeks.

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