Updated: 08/31/2020 by Computer Hope
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Short for Internet movie database, IMDb was first started by Col Needham and others as a popular Usenet newsgroup on October 17, 1990 as a place to exchange and share movie information. IMDb was later moved to a website after registering for a domain on January 5, 1996. It became a popular location to locate any information related to movies.

In 1998, it was purchased by Today, you can find everything related to almost every movie, actor, actress, and TV show.

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