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Today in the World Countries
- Constitution Day is being celebrated in Thailand
- Human Rights Day is being celebrated in International
- Human Rights Day / Women's Day is being celebrated in Namibia
- Victory Day is being celebrated in Iraq
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Sagittarius as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Kevin Kegamingtv, YouTube Star, born in Ukraine.
On this day in 2022
- Tens of thousands of people protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, against the government demanding resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and new elections amid cost of living crisis.
- Grant Wahl, American sports journalist (CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports), who died from a heart attack covering FIFA World Cup at 48.
On this day in 2021
- Mosconi Cup nine-ball pool, London, England: Europe retains trophy with an 11-6 win over US; MVP: Jayson Shaw (Scotland).
- American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, Mike Nesmith died from heart failure at his home in Carmel Valley, California age 78. He was best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968). His song writing credits include ‘Different Drum’, which became a hit for Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys. After the break-up of the Monkees, Nesmith continued his successful song writing and performing career, first with the seminal country rock group the First National Band, with whom he had a top-40 hit, ‘Joanne’..
- Michael Nesmith, American rock guitarist (The Monkees), and singer-songwriter (" Different Drum"), who died of heart failure at 78.
- Richer Than I Ever Been was released by Rick Ross.
The latest full-length studio release for rapper Rick Ross features guest appearances from 21 Savage, Yungeen Ace, Benny The Butcher, Blxst, DreamDoll, Willie Falcon, Future, Wiz Khalifa, Major Nine, Jazmine Sullivan, The-Dream, and Wale.
- KEYS was released by Alicia Keys.
Produced with Mike WiLL Made-It, the two-disc release from R&B artist Alicia Keys features piano-based originals and more upbeat versions with drums.
- Barn was released by Neil Young & Crazy Horse.
The latest full-length release for Neil Young & Crazy Horse was recorded in a replica of the barn (the original had collapsed) they recorded 2019's Colorado.
- Forfolks was released by Jeff Parker.
The latest full-length solo release from Tortoise guitarist Jeff Parker features six originals and two covers he recorded over two days at his home studio.
- Fighting Demons was released by Juice WRLD.
The second posthumous release for the rapper Juice WRLD features guest appearances from Justin Bieber, Polo G, Suga of BTS, and Trippie Redd.
- France - Not Rated is released.
France de Meurs (Léa Seydoux) is a seemingly unflappable superstar TV journalist whose career, homelife, and psychological stability are shaken after she carelessly drives into a young delivery man on a busy Paris street. This accident triggers a series of self-reckonings, as well as a strange romance that proves impossible to shake.
- Don't Look Up - R is released.
Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), an astronomy grad student, and her professor Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) make an astounding discovery of a comet orbiting within the solar system. The problem — it’s on a direct collision course with Earth. The other problem? No one really seems to care. Turns out warning mankind about a planet-killer the size of Mount Everest is an inconvenient fact to navigate. With the help of Dr. Oglethorpe (Rob Morgan), Kate and Randall embark on a media tour that takes them from the office of an indifferent President Orlean (Meryl Streep) and her sycophantic son and Chief of Staff, Jason (Jonah Hill), to the airwaves of The Daily Rip, an upbeat morning show hosted by Brie (Cate Blanchett) and Jack (Tyler Perry). With only six months until the comet makes impact, managing the 24-hour news cycle and gaining the attention of the social media obsessed public before it’s too late proves shockingly comical — what will it take to get the world to just look up?!
- Being the Ricardos - Not Rated is released.
Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Being the Ricardos. A revealing glimpse of the couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship, the film takes audiences into the writers’ room, onto the soundstage and behind closed doors with Ball and Arnaz during one critical production week of their groundbreaking sitcom I Love Lucy.
- Agnes - Not Rated is released.
A nun’s disturbing behavior sparks rumors of demonic possession at a remote convent. When a priest in waiting and his disillusioned mentor are sent to investigate, their methods backfire, leaving a wake of terror and trauma.
- Last and First Men - Not Rated is released.
Two billion years ahead of us, a future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that is left in the world are lone and surreal monuments, beaming their message into the wilderness.
- National Champions - December 10,2021 is released.
Three days before the college football national championship game, star quarterback LeMarcus James (Stephan James) and teammate Emmett Sunday (Alexander Ludwig) ignite a player’s strike declaring they won’t compete until all student-athletes are fairly compensated. With billions of dollars at risk and legacies on the line, the stakes could not be higher. Now, with only hours until kickoff, the head coach (J.K. Simmons) and various power brokers (Lil Rel Howery, Tim Blake Nelson, Andrew Bachelor, Jeffrey Donovan, David Koechner, Kristin Chenoweth, Timothy Olyphant, Uzo Aduba) must race against the clock to protect or destroy the prevailing collegiate athletics system.
- Red Rocket - Not Rated is released.
Mikey Saber (Simon Rex) is a washed-up porn star who returns to his small Texas hometown, not that anyone really wants him back.
- The Duke - R is released.
In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government agreed to provide television for free to the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later did the full story emerge – a startling revelation of how a good man set out to change the world and in so doing saved his son and his marriage.
- West Side Story - PG-13 is released.
This reimagining of the beloved musical West Side Story tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City.
On this day in 2020
- Tommy Lister, Movie Actor.
- Barbara Windsor, British actress and Dame (Carry On films, EastEnders). dies at 83.
- Barbara Windsor, Soap Opera Actress.
- Carol Sutton, Movie Actress.
- Funny Boy - December 10,2020 is released.
Shot on location and set in Sri Lanka in the 1970’s and 80’s, Funny Boy explores the awakening of sexual identity by a young boy named Arjie. As political tensions escalate to a boiling point between the minority Tamils and the majority Sinhalese, a young boy comes of age in a society and family that doesn’t embrace difference outside of societal norms. The film chronicles Arjie’s struggle to find balance and self-love despite the absence of empathy and understanding.
- Let Them All Talk - R is released.
A celebrated author (Meryl Streep) takes a journey with some old friends to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew comes along to wrangle the ladies and finds himself involved with a young literary agent.
On this day in 2019
- Shooting at a New Jersey cemetery and a kosher supermarket leaves six dead, including the two shooters, in suspected anti-Semitic attack.
- 1st fully electric commercial plane, a retro-fitted seaplane, completes test flight in Vancouver.
- Sydney, Australia, blanketed in smoke from nearby bush fires pushing air quality to 11 times hazardous levels.
- Gershon Kingsley the German-American composer and a pioneer of electronic music and the Moog synthesizer died age 97. His best known composition, 'Popcorn' has been covered by Jean Michel Jarre, Aphex Twin, Herb Alpert, Muse, Crazy Frog and The Muppets..
- Australian car maker Holden announces an end to Commodore production after 41 years.
- Jean Pagé, Canadian sports journalist (host: 'La Soirée du hockey'and '110%'), who died from prostate cancer at 73.
- Jim Smith, English soccer midfielder and manager (Birmingham City, QPR, Portsmouth, Derby County), who died at 79.
On this day in 2018
- Russia's most prolific mass murderer Mikhail Popkov sentenced to second life sentence for total of 56 murders.
- Emmanuel Macron announces in TV address rise in minimum wage and tax concessions after weeks of civil unrest.
- Theresa May cancels UK parliament vote on Brexit bill in face of certain defeat.
- Flynn Timothy Stocklin, Family Member, born in California.
- Flynn Timothy Stocklin, Family Member, born in Los Angeles, CA.
- Sacha Hamilton, Duchess.
On this day in 2017
- Governor of California Jerry Brown tours Southern Californian wildfires and declares them "the new normal".
- Curtis W. Harris, Civil Rights Leader.
- Angry Grandpa, YouTube Star.
- Zarley Zalapski, Canadian NHL defenseman,1987-2000 (Pittsburgh Penguins; Calgary Flames, and 3 other teams), who died of a viral infection at 49.
- TV SERIES
- Counterpart: Season 1 is released.
Howard Silk (J.K. Simmons) works as a low-level employee at a Berlin-based spy agency when he discovers his employers are protecting an opening to a parallel dimension. In the other dimension, he meets his counterpart named Prime (J.K. Simmons) in this sci-fi thriller created by Justin Marks.
On this day in 2016
- Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature at a ceremony he does not attend in Stockholm.
- Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden; he does not attend.
- Terrorist bomb attacks outside a stadium in Istanbul kill 38 and injure 166.
- " Rogue One",1st of the Star Wars Anthology films, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, premieres in Los Angeles.
- 82nd Heisman Trophy Award: Lamar Jackson, Louisville Cardinals (QB), youngest player to win at 19.
- Actress Troian Bellisario at the age of 31 weds actor and director Patrick J. Adams at the age of 35 in Santa Barbara, California.
- A. A. [Adrian Anthony] Gill, British critic (The Sunday Times), who died of cancer at 62.
- Herm Johnson, Race Car Driver.
- Ray Penfold, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2015
- Mosconi Cup nine-ball pool, Las Vegas, Nevada: Team Europe retains title for 6th consecutive year with an 11-7 win over US; MVP: Niels Feijen (Netherlands - 3rd straight year).
- Scientists at Cornell University announce world's first IVF puppies successfully born from a surrogate dog.
- Janis Joplin's psychedelic 1965 Porsche sold for $1.76 million at RM Sotheby's car auction in New York City. The car was originally expected to fetch between $400,000 and $600,000..
- Juju Teofilo, Blogger, born in Brazil.
- Ahmir Lee, YouTube Star, born in United States.
- Arnold Peralta, Soccer Player.
- Dolph Schayes, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers,1948-63) and coach (76ers,1963-66; Buffalo Braves,1970-72), who died of cancer at 87.
- Dolph Schayes, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers) and coach, who died of cancer at 87.
- Ron Bouchard, Race Car Driver.
- TV SERIES
- Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors is released.
In the Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains, nine-year-old Dolly (Alyvia Alyn Lind) and her family (Jennifer Nettles, Ricky Schroder, and Gerald McRaney) overcome misfortune in the TV movie inspired by Dolly Parton's life.
On this day in 2014
- Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology awarded to John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for their discoveries of nerve cells in the brain that enable a sense of place and navigation.
- Jacques Honoré Rainier Grimaldi, Prince, born in Monaco.
- Gabriella, Countess of Carladès, Princess of Monaco, born in Monaco.
- Catherine Hughes [Pestell] British principal (Somerville College Oxford), who died at 81.
- Ziad Abu Ein, Palestinian government minister, killed in confrontation with Israeli troops at protest on West Bank.
- Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles - PG-13 is released.
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. [Cohen Media Group]
On this day in 2013
- Mary Barra of General Motors becomes the first female CEO of a major automotive company.
- Uruguay becomes the first country to legalize the growth, sale, and use of marijuana.
- Rossana Podestà, Italian actress, who died at 79.
- Jim Hall, American jazz guitarist and composer, who died at 83.
- Rodney Cook, Race Car Driver.
- Jet Lag was released by Milosh.
The fourth solo release for Rhye's Mike Milosh was co-produced with his wife, actress Alexa Nikolas.
- Climax was released by Beastmilk.
The debut full-length from Finnish post-punk rock band was produced by Kurt Ballou.
- Black Panties was released by R. Kelly.
The R&B singer's 12th full-length studio release features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, and Young Jezzy.
- Blazing Gentlemen was released by Robert Pollard.
This is the second solo release for the prolific Guided By Voices' singer-songwriter.
- Because the Internet was released by Childish Gambino.
The second full-length studio release for actor/rapper Donald Glover as Childish Gambino features guest appearances from Jhene Aiko, Azealia Banks, and Chance the Rapper.
- 7 Days of Funk was released by 7 Days of Funk.
Rapper Snoop Dogg reinevents himself again as Snoopzilla for this funk project with Dâm-Funk.
- You Were Right was released by Brendan Benson.
This is the sixth full-length solo release for the singer-songwriter who previously was a member of The Raconteurs.