Tonight's feature is 1984, released in 1984, based upon George Orwell's novel of the same name, following the life of Winston Smith in Oceania, a country run by a totalitarian government. The film was directed by Michael Radford. Extraordinary performances by John Hurt and Richard Burton (in his last film role).
When someone falls out of Government favor and is ''vaporized,'' Winston must go through the newspapers and official records and erase the person's name, creating an unperson. (more here)
Like scrubbing google of Obama's birth docs (lol).