History Trivia / Splash

12th May '16 9:34:05 AM Phys101
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* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. (During the first half of the 20th Century, it was in the top 1000 boys' names.) Thanks to ''Splash'', it has been in the [[https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/ top ten girls' names for almost two decades]]. It spent two years in second place, before receding to ninth place in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

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* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. (During the first half of the 20th Century, it was in the top 1000 boys' names.) Thanks to ''Splash'', it has been in the [[https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/ top ten girls' names for almost two decades]]. It spent two years in second place, before receding to ninth place in 2012, 2013, and 2014. It finally inched out of the top ten in 2015, making 11th.
18th Apr '16 2:25:59 PM SirTiki
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* BreakthroughHit: The film's $69.8 million gross made it the Disney studios' first real live action hit since ''Film/TheLoveBug'' in 1969, and established Touchstone Pictures as the go-to brand for live action Disney movies in the 1980s and through the 1990s.
22nd Jan '16 10:46:22 PM Phys101
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* StarMakingRole: For Creator/DarylHannah
** For Creator/TomHanks as well. He was not unknown, but this was the first sign that he could not only make the transition from television, but outright headline a movie.

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** For Creator/TomHanks as well. Creator/TomHanks. He was not unknown, but this was the first sign that he could not only make the transition from television, but outright headline a movie.
22nd Jan '16 10:44:17 PM Phys101
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* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. It's now the fourth-most popular girls' name in America.

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* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. It's now (During the fourth-most popular first half of the 20th Century, it was in the top 1000 boys' names.) Thanks to ''Splash'', it has been in the [[https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/ top ten girls' name names for almost two decades]]. It spent two years in America.second place, before receding to ninth place in 2012, 2013, and 2014.
9th Nov '14 11:14:51 PM smalltime
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** For Creator/TomHanks as well. He was not unknown, but this was the first sign that he could not only make the transition from television, but outright headline a movie.

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** For Creator/TomHanks as well. He was not unknown, but this was the first sign that he could not only make the transition from television, but outright headline a movie.movie.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The scene where a TV show makes Madison upset and Allen explains the TV show is fictional and didn't really happen was originally going to be part of a BrickJoke where Madison later watches a real life plane crash on the news and laughs.
3rd Dec '13 12:22:14 PM hullflyer
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* StarMakingRole: For Creator/DarylHannah

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* StarMakingRole: For Creator/DarylHannahCreator/DarylHannah
** For Creator/TomHanks as well. He was not unknown, but this was the first sign that he could not only make the transition from television, but outright headline a movie.
1st Aug '13 10:18:07 PM JIKTV
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* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. It's now the fourth-most popular girls' name in America.

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* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. It's now the fourth-most popular girls' name in America.America.
* StarMakingRole: For Creator/DarylHannah
13th Jul '13 10:52:40 AM bunchacrunch
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* {{Bowdlerization}}: On the UK's Cinemagic channel, the store clerk's line, "My daughter's lucky. She's anorexic," was edited to remove "She's anorexic."
5th Jan '13 4:11:48 PM itsmrben
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* TheRedStapler: "Madison" as a first name was virtually unheard-of when this movie came out. It's now the fourth-most popular girls' name in America.
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