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Today in the World Countries

  • Bastille Day is being celebrated in France, French Polynesia
  • French National Day is being celebrated in Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin
  • Naadam Holiday is being celebrated in Mongolia
  • National Day is being celebrated in Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Reunion, Wallis And Futuna
  • Republic Day is being celebrated in Iraq
  • People born on this day are Cancer as their zodiac sign.

Today in History United States of America

On this day in 2023

  • India launches its Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft from Sriharikota space centre on the country's third moon mission.
  • US actor's union SAG-AFTRA leadership goes on strike with picket lines in LA and New York.
  • MOVIES: JULY 14 2023
  • Bird Box Barcelona is released. After a mysterious force decimates the world's population by causing all who see it to take their lives, Sebastian and his young daughter Anna must navigate their own journey of survival through the desolate streets of Barcelona. But as they form an uneasy alliance with other survivors and make their way toward a safe haven, a threat more sinister than the unseen creatures grows.
  • Afire is released. While vacationing by the Baltic Sea, writer Leon (Thomas Schubert) and photographer Felix (Langston Uibel) are surprised by the presence of Nadja (Paula Beer), a mysterious young woman staying as a guest at Felix’s family’s holiday home. Nadja distracts Leon from finishing his latest novel and with brutal honesty, forces him to confront his caustic temperament and self-absorption. As Nadja and Leon grow closer, an encroaching forest fire threatens the group and tensions escalate when a handsome lifeguard and Leon's tight-lipped book editor also arrive.
  • 20 Days in Mariupol is released. As the Russian invasion begins, a team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting the war’s atrocities.
  • Final Cut is released. This remake of Shin’ichirô Ueda’s cult hit One Cut of the Dead follows a director (Romain Duris) making a live, single-take, low-budget zombie flick in which the cast and crew, one by one, actually turn into zombies.
  • Theater Camp is released. When the beloved founder of a run-down theater camp in upstate New York falls into a coma, the eccentric staff must band together with the founder's crypto-bro son to keep the camp afloat.
  • MOVIES: PG13
  • The Miracle Club is released. In 1967, three generations of close friends, Lily (Maggie Smith), Eileen (Kathy Bates), and Dolly (Agnes O’Casey) of Ballygar, a hard-knocks community in Dublin, have one tantalizing dream: to win a pilgrimage to the sacred French town of Lourdes, that place of miracles that draws millions of visitors each year. When the chance to win presents itself, the women seize it. However, just before their trip, their old friend Chrissie (Laura Linney) arrives in Ballygar for her Mother’s funeral, dampening their good mood and well-laid plans. The women secure tickets and set out on the journey that they hope will change their lives, with Chrissie joining in place of her mother. The glamor and sophistication of Chrissie, who has just returned from a nearly 40-year exile in the United States, are not her only difficult traits. Old wounds are reopened along the way, forcing the women to confront their pasts even as they travel in search of a miracle. Deep wounds from the past can only be healed by the curative power of love and friendship.
  • They Cloned Tyrone is released. A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio onto the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this pulpy mystery caper.
  • Sticks and Stones was released by Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. The latest full-length release from Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real wqs self-produced and features a guest appearance by Lainey Wilson.
  • Beautiful & Brutal Yard was released by J Hus. The latest full-length release from British rapper J Hus features guest appearances by Burna Boy, CB, Drake, Naira Marley, Popcaan, Jorja Smith, and Villz.
  • IRL was released by Mahalia. The second full-length studio release from British R&B artist Mahalia features guest appearances by Destin Conrad, JoJo, Kojey Radical, Stormzy, and Joyce Wrice.
  • Eye on the Bat was released by Palehound. The first full-length studio release from Palehound in four years was co-produced by El Kempner and Sam Owens.
  • Invector: Rhythm Galaxy for PC is released. Navigate breathtaking, celestial worlds while mastering the beat of chart-topping hits from today’s most popular artists, including PinkPantheress, Charlie Puth, Duran Duran, and more. Discover fresh new music from tomorrow’s biggest stars on a cosmic trip where every note guides your way.
  • Jagged Alliance 3 for PC is released. The country of Grand Chien is thrown into chaos when the elected president goes missing and the paramilitary force known as “the Legion” seizes control. Hire mercs, meet interesting characters, and fight in tactically deep turn-based combat in this true successor to a beloved franchise.
  • Dragon Quest Treasures for PC is released. A completely new spinoff from the Dragon Quest series, Dragon Quest Treasures explores the childhood escapades of the siblings Erik and Mia, who first appeared in Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age.Erik and his sister Mia live on a Viking longship, dreaming of the day they can explore the world in search of grand treasure. One night they encounter a pair of otherworldly creatures, Porcus and Purrsula, and are whisked away to a mysterious place known as Draconia - a legendary land full of treasures just waiting to be discovered. The adventure Erik and Mia have always dreamed of is finally underway!Venture into a vast, varied world where twists, turns, and mysteries lie hidden on your path to discovering the legendary treasure of Draconia!
  • Exoprimal for Xbox Series X is released. Exoprimal is an online, team-based action game that pits humanity's cutting-edge exosuit technology against history's most ferocious beasts - dinosaurs. Exosuits are grouped into different roles, and players will pilot these exosuits to hold firm against overwhelming dinosaur swarms in online-only, team-based action game modes. Dino Survival, the main game mode, sees two teams of five players compete in a variety of PvE and PvP missions. Players will be transported to the scene of the latest dinosaur outbreak and follow Leviathan's guidance to complete objectives. The team that completes the mission first will emerge victorious.Whether players are engaging the other team directly, or fighting alongside them against a common enemy, the aim is to accomplish objectives as quickly as possible. Missions vary depending on player skill and other factors, meaning no two matches will unfold the same way.

On this day in 2022

  • Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd kicks off "After Hours 'Til Dawn", his 1st stadium tour, at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini was at No.1 on the UK album chart with his fourth studio album Last Night in the Bittersweet. His first release in eight years became Nutini's third consecutive UK No.1 album..
  • Erica Pedretti (née Schefter), Moravian-Swiss writer (Engste Heimat), and sculptor, who died at 92.
  • Ivana Trump (née Zelnícková), Czech-American model and ex-wife of Donald Trump (1st Wives Club), who died after a fall inside her Manhattan apartment at 73.
  • Nikolai Krogius, Chess Player.
  • Good Madam is released. Tsidi, a single mother, is forced to move in with her estranged mother Mavis, a live-in domestic worker caring obsessively for her catatonic white Madam in an affluent Cape Town suburb. As Tsidi tries to heal her family, a sinister specter begins to stir.
  • Resident Evil (2022): Season 1 is released. The sci-fi/horror series inspired by the video game franchise features the story of Jade Wesker (Ella Balinska), her father Albert (Lance Reddick), the Umbrella Corporation, and how New Raccoon City became the origin of a deadly virus that led to a global apocalypse in 2036.
  • PowerWash Simulator for PC is released. Release the Pressure with PowerWash Simulator! Wash away your worries with the soothing sounds of high-pressure water. Fire up your power washer and blast away every speck of dirt and grime you can find, all with the simple satisfaction of power-washing to a sparkling finish.
  • Eyes in the Dark: The Curious Case of One Victoria Bloom for PC is released. Fight with light against the dark in this "roguelight"platformer starring Victoria Bloom. Drive back the darkness that's overrun Bloom Manor and conquer swarms of creatures as you discover powerful new items to upgrade your arsenal. Are you ready to enter the ever-changing manor?
  • Mothmen 1966 for PC is released. Mothmen 1966 is a 'Pixel Pulp' - a visual novel featuring a fusion of exceptional writing and stunning illustration, inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and 80s home computer graphics - set amongst the strange occurrences of the Leonid meteor shower of 1966.
  • Spidersaurs for Switch is released. Alert! Alert! The nightmarish dinosaur-spider hybrids known as Spidersaurs have run amok and only you (and a friend in co-op mode) can stop them!Created by InGest Corp to provide the meat and muscle that humanity needs to end world hunger, the Spidersaurs are now on the loose, leaving it to two former taste-testers - officer-in-training Adrian and punk-rocker Victoria - to use their awesome firepower to overcome six stages of ferocious run-'n'-gun action.Blast through a sweltering jungle, an infested laboratory, the heart of a live volcano, and more! The tangy food source with a bite is biting back, but by grabbing power-ups, gaining new abilities, and obliterating everything in sight, you can send these mutant monstrosities back to the stone age.
  • XEL for Switch is released. XEL is an epic 3D sci-fi fantasy action-adventure. Explore the mysterious world of XEL and help protagonist Reid to uncover her enigmatic past. Make new friends and foes along the way and collect exciting gadgets to master challenging dungeons and solve time bending puzzles.
  • Escape Academy for Xbox Series X is released. You've just arrived at Escape Academy, a school where promising students train to become the ultimate Escape Room Master. Play over a dozen masterfully hand crafted rooms, designed by experienced experts in the field of REAL LIFE escape rooms. Experience the entirety of Escape Academy alone in single player OR through two player co-operative play. Available in local or online splitscreen. Explore the campus of Escape Academy and get to know the faculty, a colorful cast of characters, each an expert in the art of Escape. And some with secrets yet to be uncovered...

On this day in 2021

  • Drug overdose deaths in the US rose 30% to record 93,000 in 2020 according to CDC.
  • Mamnoon Hussain, Politician.
  • Jeff Labar, American glam rock guitarist (Cinderella,1985-2014 - "Nobody's Fool" ; "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)"), who died at 58.
  • Gunpowder Milkshake is released. Sam (Karen Gillan) was only 12 years old when her mother Scarlet (Lena Headey), an elite assassin, was forced to abandon her. Sam was raised by The Firm, the ruthless crime syndicate her mother worked for. Now,15 years later, Sam has followed in her mother’s footsteps and grown into a fierce hit-woman. She uses her “talents” to clean up The Firm’s most dangerous messes. She’s as efficient as she is loyal. But when a high-risk job goes wrong, Sam must choose between serving The Firm and protecting the life of an innocent 8-year-old girl – Emily (Chloe Coleman). With a target on her back, Sam has only one chance to survive: Reunite with her mother and her lethal associates: The Librarians (Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh and Carla Gugino). These three generations of women must now learn to trust each other, stand up to The Firm and their army of henchmen, and raise hell against those who could take everything from them.

On this day in 2020

  • New study shows Andean condor, world's heaviest bird, can fly for 5 hours without flapping its wings (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences).
  • Neon Abyss for PC is released. Neon Abyss is a frantic, roguelite action-platformer where you run ‘n’ gun your way into the Abyss. Featuring unlimited item synergies and a unique dungeon evolution system, each run diversifies the experience and every choice alters the ruleset.
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection - Halo 3 for PC is released. Halo 3 is the third game in the Halo Trilogy and provides the thrilling conclusion to the events begun in "Halo: Combat Evolved." Halo 3 will pick up where "Halo 2" left off. The Master Chief is returning to Earth to finish the fight. The Covenant occupation of Earth has uncovered a massive and ancient object beneath the African sands - an object who's secrets have yet to be revealed. Earth's forces are battered and beaten. The Master Chief's AI companion Cortana is still trapped in the clutches of the Gravemind - a horrifying Flood intelligence, and a civil war is raging in the heart of the Covenant. This is how the world ends...
  • Death Stranding for PC is released. Besieged by death's tide at every turn. Sam Bridges must brave a world utterly transformed by the Death Stranding. Carrying the stranded remnants of the future in his hands, Sam embarks on a journey to reunite the shattered world one step at a time. What is the mystery of the Death Stranding? What will Sam discover on the road ahead? A genre defining gameplay experience holds these answers and more.
  • Rocket Arena for PlayStation 4 is released. Welcome to a world where the rules are written in rocket fuel. Rockets control everything in Rocket Arena, an explosive 3v3 shooter where you’re never out of the action. Master your hero’s unique rockets and abilities to rule the arena and become a champion.
  • Orcs Must Die! 3 for Stadia is released. Orcs Must Die! 3 ushers orc-slaying mayhem to a previously unimaginable scale. All new War Scenarios pit players and their friends against the largest orc armies ever assembled. Mountable War Machines give players the essential firepower to heave, stab, carbonize, and disarticulate the abominable intruders. Orcs Must Die! 3 is the long-awaited successor to the award-winning series.
  • void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium for Switch is released. In a world contaminated with toxic fungi, a discarded maintenance robot finds a girl named Toriko on the brink of death among the discarded junk in a scrapyard. To reinforce the terrarium as well as Toriko’s poor health, the lone robot must venture into the wasteland to gather resources while battling the vagrant machines and mutated creatures that roam there. From the creator of A Rose in the Twilight and htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary, this harrowing roguelike adventure combines cute visuals with a somber yet whimsical post-apocalyptic story. Install various equipment, skills, Knacks, and parts you find on your expeditions to improve your ability to explore the wasteland and fight enemies, while preventing threats to Toriko’s health. Choose your loadout wisely as you fight through procedurally generated levels in turn-based combat. No two adventures are alike when braving the toxic wastes.
  • Ron de Lugo, American politician (1st delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from U.S. Virgin Islands'1981-95), who died at 89.

On this day in 2019

  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, Firestone CC: Retief Goosen of South Africa birdies final 2 holes to secure his first Champions Tour win by 2 strokes from Jay Haas and Tim Petrovic.
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Ðokovic wins longest ever Wimbledon final over Roger Federer 7-6,1-6,7-6,4-6,13-12 in 4 hours,57 minutes; his 16th Grand Slam title.
  • English Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins a record 6th British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone; moves him 1 win clear of Jim Clark and Alain Prost (5).
  • First Ebola case on Goma, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, city of 1 million, as toll of outbreak reaches 1600 victims.
  • Bianca Devins, Instagram Star.
  • Pernell Whitaker, American boxer (Olympic gold 1984,4-division world champion), who died when hit by a vehicle at 55.
  • Hussain Muhammad Ershad, Politician.
  • Verlin Eaker, Race Car Driver.
  • Cricket World Cup, Lord's: England beats New Zealand on count back after scores tied at 241 after 50 overs and 15 in Super Over; Player of Series: NZ captain Kane Williamson.

On this day in 2018

  • Civilians killed in Afghan war reaches record high with 1,692 killed in first six months of 2018 says UN.
  • Huge iceberg looming over Innaarsuit village, western Greenland prompts evacations in case it calves.
  • Russian covert agent Maria Butina arrested by the FBI in Washington, D.C.., charged with being unregistered foreign agent.
  • US President Donald Trump calls the EU a "trade foe"in interview with CBS ahead of meeting with Russian President Putin.
  • Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigns after violent protests against fuel price rises.
  • More than 300 people now reported killed in protests against government of President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua.

On this day in 2017

  • Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian mathematician, who died of breast cancer at 40.
  • Lady Macbeth is released. Rural England,1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
  • False Confessions is released. Araminte (Isabelle Huppert) is a wealthy widow who unwittingly hires the smitten Dorante (Louis Garrel) as her accountant. Secrets and lies accumulate as Dorante and his accomplice, Araminte’s manservant Dubois (Yves Jacques), manipulate not only the good-hearted Araminte, but also her friend and confidante, Marton (Manon Combes). Dorante, by turns pitiable and proficient, but always deferential to his social better, walks a fine line in his quest to arouse an equal desire in the object of his affections. Araminte’s mother (Bulle Ogier), who suspects the young man’s intentions, wants to push her daughter into the arms of an aged, hard-up Count (Jean-Pierre Malo).
  • Blind is released. A novelist blinded in a car crash (Alec Baldwin) which killed his wife rediscovers his passion for both life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected socialite wife (Demi Moore) of an indicted businessman (Dylan McDermott).
  • Chasing Coral is released. Coral reefs are the nursery for all life in the oceans, a remarkable ecosystem that sustains us. Yet with carbon emissions warming the seas, a phenomenon called “coral bleaching”—a sign of mass coral death—has been accelerating around the world, and the public has no idea of the scale or implication of the catastrophe silently raging underwater. [Sundance]
  • Endless Poetry is released. Through Alejandro Jodorowsky's autobiographical lens, Endless Poetry narrates the years of the Chilean artist's youth during which he liberated himself from all of his former limitations, from his family, and was introduced into the foremost bohemian artistic circle of 1940s Chile where he met Enrique Lihn, Stella Diaz Varin, Nicanor Parra... at the time promising young but unknown artists who would later become the titans of twentieth-century Hispanic literature. He grew inspired by the beauty of existence alongside these beings, exploring life together, authentically and freely. A tribute to Chile's artistic heritage, Endless Poetry is also an ode to the quest for beauty and inner truth, as a universal force capable of changing one's life forever, written by a man who has dedicated his life and career to creating spiritual and artistic awareness across the globe.
  • Footnotes is released. Inspired by the films of Jacques Demy and Stanley Donen, Footnotes is a whimsical and original musical comedy about Julie, a young woman struggling to make ends meet in France's radically changing economy. Living out of a backpack, Julie spends her days jumping from job to job until she's finally offered a temporary stockroom job at a women's luxury shoe factory. After making friends with the boss's spunky receptionist Sophie and the ever-charming factory truck driver Samy, Julie thinks the hard times are behind her. But Julie's dreams of stability collapse when management threatens to close down the factory. As her intrepid group of female colleagues get together to go on strike, Samy and the other truck drivers decide to side with the company's scheming CEO. Julie must choose whether to keep a low profile (and a shot at permanent employment) or to resist and fight back on the picket line. [Monument Releasing]
  • Swallows and Amazons is released. Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday. When finally given permission to camp on their own on a remote island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they arrive, they discover they may not be alone and a desperate yet whimsical battle for ownership of the island ensues, where both skill and luck play a hand. Simultaneously, the dangers of an adult world, on the brink of war, encroach on their paradise and intertwine with their lives, in the form of a mysterious pair of Russian spies hot on the tail of the enigmatic Jim Turner. The children must ban together from both groups, learn skills of survival, responsibility, and the all-important value of friendship to save a family member. [Samuel Goldwyn Films]
  • MOVIES: PG13
  • War for the Planet of the Apes is released. Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
  • Wish Upon is released. 17-year-old Clare Shannon (Joey King) is barely surviving the hell that is high school, along with her friends Meredith (Sydney Park) and June (Shannon Purser). So when her dad (Ryan Phillippe) gifts her an old music box with an inscription that promises to grant the owner's wishes, she thinks there is nothing to lose. Clare makes her first wish and, to her surprise, it comes true. Before long, she finally has it all: money, popularity and her dream boy. Everything seems perfect - until the people closest to her begin dying in gruesome and twisted ways. Now, with blood on her hands, Clare has to get rid of the box, before it costs her and everyone she loves the ultimate price.
  • To the Bone is released. Ellen (Lily Collins) is an unruly,20-year-old young woman with anorexia nervosa who spent the better part of her teenage years being shepherded through various recovery programs, only to find herself several pounds lighter every time. Determined to find a solution, her dysfunctional family agrees to send her to a group home for youths, which is led by a non-traditional doctor.
  • Friends From College: Season 1 is released. The return of Ethan (Keegan-Michael Key) and Lisa Turner (Cobie Smulders) to their circle of college friends in New York City (Nat Faxon, Annie Parisse, Jae Suh Park and Fred Savage) shakes up everyone's lives as they approach their 40s in this comedy from Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco.
  • Dear was released by Boris. Originally intended as the last album for the Japanese experimental metal band, but they came out of the recording studio with three albums worth of material.
  • Blast Off Through the Wicker was released by Art Feynman. The full-length debut release for the side project of Here We Go Magic's Luke Temple was recorded on a four-track tape recorder and was inspired by his move to California.
  • Also Sprach Zarathustra was released by Laibach. The ninth full-length studio release for the Slovenian avant-garde group was originally made for a theatrical production of Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Also Sprach Zarathustra) for the Anton Podbevšek Theatre (APT) in Slovenia.
  • It was released by Alan Vega. The final solo release from the Suicide frontman before his death in July 2016 was recorded over six years with his wife, Liz Lamere.
  • Jungle Rules was released by French Montana. The second full-length studio release for the New York City-based rapper features guest appearances from Alkaline, Marc E. Bassy, Chinx, Fe, Future, Kid Daytona, Max B, Ziico Niico, Quavo, Travis Scott, Rae Sremmurd, Swae Lee, T.I., The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, and Young Thug.
  • Lo Tom was released by Lo Tom. The debut full-length release for the latest side project of David Bazan features members from Pedro the Lion and Starflyer 59 including: Trey Many, Jason Martin and TW Walsh.
  • Mura Masa was released by Mura Masa. The debut full-length release for the London-based electronic producer features guest appearances from Damon Albarn, A$AP Rocky, Bonzai, Charli XCX, Christine And The Queens, Desiigner, Jamie Lidell, NAO, A. K. Paul, and Tom Tripp.
  • Need to Feel Your Love was released by Sheer Mag. The full-length debut release for the Philadelphia rock quintet was produced by the band's bassist Hart Seely.
  • Out in the Storm was released by Waxahatchee. The fourth full-length release for Katie Crutchfield's music project was produced with John Agnello.
  • Times Infinity, Vol. 2 was released by The Dears. The follow-up to 2015's Vol. 1 for the Montreal band was from the same recorded session as the previous album.
  • The Queen of Hearts was released by Offa Rex. The debut release for the music project between Olivia Chaney and The Decemberists features English-Irish-Scottish folk songs and was produced by Tucker Martine.
  • The Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1 was released by The Pollyseeds. Producer Terrace Martin brought together a group of musicians that included Chachi, Robert Glasper, Rose Gold, Trevor Lawrence Jr., Brandon Owens, Wyann Vaughn, and Marlon Williams for this album of music inspired by the west coast jazz, R&B and hip-hop.
  • Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star was released by Shabazz Palaces. One of two concept albums released on the same day for the hip-hop duo of Ishmael Butler and Tendai "Baba"Maraire about a being from another world named Quazars was recorded over two weeks in Seattle with producer Erik Blood.
  • Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines was released by Shabazz Palaces. One of two concept albums released on the same day for the hip-hop duo of Ishmael Butler and Tendai "Baba"Maraire about a being from another world named Quazars was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Sunny Levine (grandson of Quincy Jones).
  • Soft Sounds From Another Planet was released by Japanese Breakfast. The second full-length release for Michelle Zauner solo project was produced with Craig Hendrix.
  • Something's Changing was released by Lucy Rose. The third full-length release for the British singer-songwriter was inspired by her tour of Latin America and features contributions from Chris Boot, Ben Daniels, Matthew and The Atlas' Emma Gatrill, Marcus Hamblett of Bear's Den, The Staves, and Daughter's Elena Tonra.
  • Deadcore for PlayStation 4 is released. DeadCore is a Platformer-FPS blending exploration and speedrun. Become immersed in a futuristic and dreamlike adventure which will see you climb a huge Tower born from the void and truly put your capabilities to the test. Will you be able to reveal the secrets that lie beneath this fog-ridden world?
  • Serial Cleaner for Xbox One is released. Serial Cleaner is a story-driven, fast-paced stealth/action game, set in 1970s America.You are a professional cleaner. Your job is to clean up murder scenes by disposing of bodies, cleaning up blood stains and hiding incriminating evidence. A good cleaner never gets caught so you have to make sure you get in, clean up and get out without leaving a trace of evidence for the police to find.

On this day in 2016

  • Terrorist Attack in Nice, France Kills 85 and Injures More than 300 People. The attack took place during Bastille Day Celebrations, when a 19-tonne truck was driven into the crowd. The attacker was eventually shot by the police..
  • Hendrix Estelle Sheba Brown, Family Member, born in Atlanta, GA.
  • Assault Suit Leynos for PlayStation 4 is released. Prepare for all-out robotic war as theGenesis classic is reworked with HD visuals for an alien-blasting experience.

On this day in 2015

  • Arms deal agreed between 6 world powers and Iran limiting Iranian nuclear arms but ending sanctions.
  • Arthur Cave the 15-year-old son of musician Nick Cave died after a fall from a cliff in Brighton, Sussex, England..
  • Harper Lee's 2nd novel "Go Set A Watchman", an early 1957 version of "To Kill A Mocking Bird"goes on sale in 70 countries.
  • The Las Vegas coroner's office confirmed that B.B. King died of natural causes primarily stemming from Alzheimer's disease and was not murdered. Two of his daughters had alleged King was poisoned by long-time associates..
  • Scientists from the Large Hadron Collider announce the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark.
  • Guild of Dungeoneering for PC is released. Guild of Dungeoneering is a turn-based dungeon crawler with a twist: instead of controlling the hero you're tasked with building the dungeon around him. Using cards drawn from your Guild decks you lay down rooms, monsters, traps and of course loot.
  • AR-K Episode 3: The Great Escape for PC is released. AR-K: The Great Escape is the third episode in the classic point and click saga of AR-K. Help Alicia Van Volish to escape from District 8 and discover the source of the mysterious Golden Sphere through a great story, written by the 3 times Eisner award-winning writer Greg Rucka.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - A Matter of Family for PlayStation 4 is released. When The Joker kidnaps Commissioner Gordon and holds him hostage at the Seagate Amusement Park, Batgirl and Robin will fight against the odds to save him and avoid falling prey to The Joker’s sinister plan. Trained by Batman, Batgirl’s combat combines with unrivaled hacking abilities to defeat enemies, control objects and solve puzzles.
  • Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess for PlayStation 4 is released. Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess is the successor to Deception IV: Blood Ties, which revolved around Laegrinna, a deceitful fragment of the Devil’s soul who chose between Sadistic Torment, Elaborate Death, or Humiliating Demise to defeat her foes through trickery. In this new installment, players not only relive Laegrinna’s entire pursuit to free her father, the Devil, from his eternal prison, but they also get introduced to an entirely new, wickedly sadistic, and infernally mischievous character: Velguirie.
  • God of War III Remastered for PlayStation 4 is released. Originally developed by SCE Santa Monica Studio for the PS3, God of War 3 has been remastered for the PS4 and gameplay supports 1080p at 60fps. God of War 3 Remastered brings epic battles to life with graphics and an elaborate plot that put Kratos at the center of carnage and destruction as he pursues revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him. Set in the realm of brutal Greek mythology, God of War 3 Remastered is the single-player game that allows players to assume the fearless role of the ex-Spartan warrior, Kratos, as he rises from the darkest depths of Hades to scale the very heights of Mount Olympus to seek his bloody revenge. Armed with double-chained blades and an array of new weapons and magic, Kratos must take on mythology’s deadliest creatures while solving intricate puzzles throughout his merciless quest to destroy Olympus.
  • Godzilla for PlayStation 4 is released. Developed by Japanese videogame studio NATSUME ATARI, GODZILLA places players in control of one of the most famous and destructive monsters in entertainment history. As Godzilla players will trample and lay waste to cities and environments with the goal of taking out each area’s Energy Generator while collecting as much G-Energy as possible. The G-Energy can then be used to power-up Godzilla, increasing both his physical size as well as his offensive and defensive skills. The game will also allow players to utilize a dynamic Movie-Style Camera Angle System, delivering the most epic camera angles from which to destroy both a multitude of locations as well as classic enemies such as Mothra, King Ghidorah, and Mechagodzilla.
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter for PlayStation 4 is released. The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a first-person story-driven mystery focused on exploration and discovery. As occult-minded private detective Paul Prospero communicates with the dead to discover the fate of a missing boy and the mystery behind a dark ancient force inhabiting Red Creek Valley.
  • Rory McIlroy PGA Tour for Xbox One is released. Gameplay offers multiple ways to play, including arcade controls where the left stick is used to control power and accuracy, with the ability to add spin to the shot while the ball is in the air. In addition to the arcade controls, the return of 3-Click swings appeals to nostalgic gamers who prefer to set power and accuracy by tapping a button rather than moving a thumbstick. Those looking for an extra challenge can turn on Tour settings. When playing with Tour controls, the length of your backswing and speed of your follow through determine power, while the club path through the ball will be the most important factor in accounting for accuracy. Fans can also mix and match all three settings to create their own custom gameplay style. Courses themselves also affect how your shots are played, as firmer, links-style courses like St. Andrews provides more bounce and roll, while softer courses such as TPC Sawgrass have less bounce and be more receptive to spin. [EA Sports]

On this day in 2014

  • The Church of England votes in favor of allowing women to become bishops.
  • The death toll from the West African Ebola outbreak passes 500.
  • After 7 days, Israel has struck Gaza 1320 times, while Gaza has fired 940 rockets at Israel.
  • Alice Coachman, American athlete (Olympic gold high jump 1948), who died of cardiac arrest at 90.
  • Infinity Runner for PC is released. The Infinity is the grandest spaceship ever built by mankind; launched into the void of space to secure humanity a new home amongst the stars. However, instead of discovering paradise, the inhabitants of The Infinity unlocked the door to a long forgotten nightmare.
  • LIGHT (2014) for PC is released. A note from 'Synthesis Futuristics' suggests that you are part of a scientific study, and the procedure may have left you feeling disorientated and with short term memory loss. Further investigation of your surroundings reveals the existence of a mysterious 'Project Light' and leads you to the conclusion that all is not well. You must search for the answers that will help you piece together the fragmented memories of your past.Featuring stylised graphics and a compelling soundtrack' Light is a minimalist stealth infiltration game with a strong narrative that drives the action.Use stealth skills to sneak past guards and avoid the gaze of on looking cameras, as you search the environment for the intel that will help you piece together the events of your past.Opponents can be killed or stunned; and their bodies dragged out of the way to a safe hiding place. Bodies left in plain sight will attract attention and alert security, making your task even harder!You'll find yourself hacking computers and security systems in a bid to locate the vital intelligence that will reveal the motive behind the sinister 'Project Light'.
  • The Egyptian government propose a cease fire in the Israel–Gaza conflict.


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