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Claim: A movie accurately predicted the winner and score of of Super
Origins: When the Florida Marlins took the 1997 World Series (an outcome deemed improbable at the time, at least by those who didn't place much stock in a recent expansion team), some fans of the game were inspired to see in a 1989 film a prophecy of that very event. They cast their gaze to a scene in Back to the
Ten years later, the rumor that an unlikely sports result could be accurately prognosticated by a popular
Just as the Marlins weren't supposed to triumph in the 1997 World Series, the New York Giants weren't supposed to get to the Super
The 2007 film version of I Am Legend is the third onscreen adaptation of the 1954 Richard Matheson novel of the same name, its two previous onscreen
Intriguingly, since the Giants and the Patriots are not in the same conference, the only way they could play each other more than once would be via a regular season
However, although one part of the "prediction" came true in that the Patriots did indeed meet the Giants for a second time in the
Barbara "Sunday told the tale" Mikkelson
Last updated: 3 February 2008
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