We all know the story of the Titanic – called unsinkable – it sank on its maiden voyage in 1912. What you may not know is that 14 years before that, author Morgan Robertson wrote a short novel called "Futility" - the story of the sinking of a huge oceanliner named "The Titan".
April 15th is the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Of course this year marks the 15 year anniversary since the blockbuster hit "Titanic" which was directed by James Cameron. This year it comes out in theaters as a 3-D movie. Check out the last moments of the Titanic as directed again by James Cameron and displayed as a CGI short clip.
Coming up in April it’ll be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. We know the story – the largest most luxurious ocean liner in the world called “unsinkable”, sank in a matter of hours when it hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic on its maiden voyage. Nobody would have believed it if you put out a book with that story – just too far fetched. But it happened.
We know the story of the sinking of the Titanic - the luxury liner that struck an iceberg just before midnight on April 14, 1912 and sank just a few hours later. Of the 2,201 passengers aboard only 711 survived. There have been countless books and several movies made about the events of that terrible night, but one book written 14 years before seemed to have foretold the tragedy...