Cast and Crew: David Fincher (Director); Aaron Sorkin (Screenwriter); Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross (Music); Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, Max Minghella, Brenda Song, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara
What It’s About: The Social Network is a heavily dramatized early history of the creation of Facebook; it’s a tale of friendship, trust, power, and revenge. The film is based on the book The Accidental Billionaires.
Why Watch it Today?: The original website that became today’s modern Facebook was launched on this date in 2004.
Other Choices: You could also watch something in commemoration of Massachusetts allowing same-sex marriage on the exact same day in 2004.