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Today in the World Countries

  • Constitution Day is being celebrated in Mexico
  • Kashmir Day is being celebrated in Pakistan
  • Unity Day is being celebrated in Burundi
  • People born on this day are Aquarius as their zodiac sign.

Today in History

On this day in 2023

  • 65th Grammy Awards: Best Album Harry Styles "Harry’s House”, Best Record Lizzo "About Damn Time", Best Song Bonnie Raitt “Just Like That”, Beyoncé breaks record for most wins with her 32nd Grammy.
  • Angela Stone, Reality Star, born in New Zealand.
  • Pervez Musharraf, Politician.
  • Phil Spalding, English new wave and progressive rock bass player (Tovah; GTR; Mike Oldfield), and hepatitis patient support group founder, who died at 65.
  • Murder In Big Horn: Season 1 is released. The three-part documentary series directed by Razelle Benally and Matthew Galkin focuses on four cases of murdered and missing Indigenous women in Montana.

On this day in 2022

  • Body of five-year old Moroccan boy Rayan Oram retrieved from the well he fell down four days previously after huge rescue effort.
  • Six days before his 50th birthday,11-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater wins his 8th Pipeline title beating 22-year old Hawaiian Seth Moniz in the final.
  • NHL All Star Game, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada: Metropolitan All Stars win four-team,3-on-3 tournament; MVP: Claude Giroux LW Philadelphia Flyers.

On this day in 2021

  • Ocean life is being drowned out by human noise, especially shipping, construction, sonar and seismic surveys according to new research.
  • Sam Gannon OAM, Australian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests,11 wickets; Western Australia; Chairman WACA), who died at 73.
  • John Pullin, English rugby union hooker (42 caps; British Lions 7 caps; Bristol RFC), who died at 79.
  • Julio Canani, Peruvian thoroughbred horse racing trainer (Breeders'Cup Mile 1999,2001; Juvenile Fillies 2004), who died at 82.
  • Leon Spinks, American boxer (WBC, WBA heavyweight champion 1978; Olympic gold light heavyweight 1976), who died from prostate cancer at 67.
  • Alan Scott, American lyricist (Candid Camera theme), writer, TV host (Spin the Picture), and actor, who died at 98.
  • A Glitch in the Matrix is released. What if we are living in a simulation, and the world as we know it is not real? To tackle this mind-bending idea, acclaimed filmmaker Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237, THE NIGHTMARE) uses a noted speech from Philip K. Dick to dive down the rabbit hole of science, philosophy, and conspiracy theory. Leaving no stone unturned in exploring the unprovable, the film uses contemporary cultural touchstones like THE MATRIX, interviews with real people shrouded in digital avatars, and a wide array of voices, expert and amateur alike. If simulation theory is not science fiction but fact, and life is a video game being played by some unknowable entity, then who are we, really? A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX attempts to find out.
  • Falling is released. John (Viggo Mortensen) lives with his partner, Eric (Terry Chen), and their daughter, Monica (Gabby Velis), in California, far from the traditional rural life he left behind years ago. His father, Willis (Lance Henriksen), a headstrong man from a bygone era, lives alone on the isolated farm where John grew up. Willis’s mind is declining, so John brings him west, hoping he and his sister, Sarah (Laura Linney), can help their father find a home closer to them. Their best intentions ultimately run up against Willis’s angry refusal to change his way of life in any way.
  • PVT Chat is released. Jack is a lonely internet gambler living in New York City. He quickly becomes fixated on Scarlet - a cam girl from San Francisco. As Jack learns more about Scarlet, he discovers her unrealized talent as a painter and begins to fall hard for her. His obsession reaches a boiling point when fantasy materializes in reality and Jack sees Scarlet on a rainy street in NYC Chinatown. While Scarlet is clearly hiding her whole truth, milking Jack’s wallet in the process, she also seems to develop genuine feelings for him. Jack has to find out - is their emotional connection real or is he just being taken for a ride?
  • Rams is released. In remote Western Australia, two estranged brothers, Colin (Sam Neill) and Les (Michael Caton), are at war. Raising separate flocks of sheep descended from their family’s prized bloodline, the two men work side by side yet are worlds apart. When Les’s prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley. While Colin attempts to stealthily outwit the powers that be, Les opts for angry defiance. But can the warring brothers set aside their differences and have a chance to reunite their family, save their herd, and bring their community back together?
  • Two of Us is released. Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, have been secretly in love for decades. Everybody, including Madeleine’s family, thinks they are simply neighbors, sharing the top floor of their building. They come and go between their two apartments, enjoying the affection and pleasures of daily life together, until an unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to gradually unravel the truth about them.
  • The Reckoning is released. After losing her husband during the Great Plague, Grace Haverstock (Charlotte Kirk) is unjustly accused of being a witch and placed in the custody of England’s most ruthless witch-hunter, Judge Moorcroft (Sean Pertwee). Forced to endure physical and emotional torture while steadfastly maintaining her innocence, Grace must face her own inner demons as the Devil himself starts to work his way into her mind.
  • The Wanting Mare is released. In Whithren, a line of women pass a recurring dream through multiple generations.
  • Little Fish is released. Little Fish opens in the midst of a global epidemic: Neuroinflammatory Affliction, a sever and rapid Alzheimer’s-like condition in which people’s memories disappear. Couple Jude Williams (Jack O’Connell) and Emma Ryerson (Olivia Cooke) are grappling with the realities of NIA, interspersed with glimpses from the past as the two meet and their relationship blooms. But as NIA’s grip on society tightens, blurring the lines between the past and the present, it becomes more and more difficult to know what’s true and what’s false.
  • Malcolm & Marie is released. A filmmaker (John David Washington) returns home with his girlfriend (Zendaya) following a celebratory movie premiere as he awaits what’s sure to be imminent critical and financial success. The evening suddenly takes a turn as revelations about their relationships begin to surface, testing the strength of their love.
  • Bliss is released. An unfulfilled man (Owen Wilson) and a mysterious woman (Salma Hayek) believe they are living in a simulated reality, but when their newfound ‘Bliss’ world begins to bleed into the ‘ugly’ world they must decide what’s real and where they truly belong.
  • The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears is released. The Samantha Stark-directed documentary about Britney Spears' rise to pop star to her current conservatorship status airs as part of “The New York Times Presents” docuseries.
  • Shyga! The Sunlight Mound was released by Psychedelic Porn Crumpets. The fourth full-length release for the Australian psychedelic rock band was partially recorded at lead singer Jack McEwan's home studio.
  • Uppers was released by TV Priest. The debut full-length release for the London-based post-punk quartet that includes Charlie Drinkwater, Alex Sprogis, Nic Smith, and Ed Kelland was self-produced.
  • Somewhere was released by Sun June. The second full-length release for the Austin-based indie pop band was produced by Danny Reisch.
  • Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! was released by Aaron Lee Tasjan. The latest full-length solo release for the Nashville-based singer-songwriter was produced with Gregory Lattimer.
  • Flowers for Vases/descansos was released by Hayley Williams. The second full-length solo release for the Paramore singer was recorded at her Nashville home during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
  • For the First Time was released by Black Country, New Road. This is the debut full-length release for the British septet was recorded live over seven days with producer Andy Savours.
  • Good Woman was released by The Staves. Produced by John Congleton, the latest full-length release for the trio of sisters was influenced in part by the death of their mother and the birth of Emily's first child.
  • Lost Themes III: Alive After Death was released by John Carpenter. Director/composer John Carpenter returns with son Cody Carpenter and godson Daniel Davies on his first non-soundtrack release in five years.
  • Ignorance was released by The Weather Station. The fifth full-length studio release Tamara Lindeman project was co-produced with Marcus Paquin, who also mixed the record.
  • Medicine at Midnight was released by Foo Fighters. The 10th full-length studio release for the alternative rock band led by Dave Grohl was produced with Greg Kurstin.
  • Nioh 2: The Complete Edition for PC is released. Battle hordes of yokai in this masocore Action RPG. Create your protagonist and embark on an adventure through a myriad of locales across Japan during the Sengoku period. Utilize the new Yokai Shift ability to defeat even the most ferocious yokai and be prepared to brave through Dark Realms created by your enemies.
  • Arrog for PlayStation 4 is released. Arrog is an enigmatic puzzle adventure game featuring hand-drawn art and set in a bizarre black-and-white world with color accents.
  • The Nioh Collection for PlayStation 5 is released. Celebrate the franchise's 4-year anniversary with remastered editions of both games featuring 4K and up to 120FPS support. For everyone that recently purchased the PlayStation 5 console, you will be able to experience the complete Nioh 2 adventure in Nioh 2 Remastered The Complete Edition, along with a remastered version of the first entry in the series: Nioh Remastered The Complete Edition. If you would like all of this content in one convenient place, we have the perfect title for all of your Nioh needs. Get ready to relive the entire series with all DLC included for both titles in The Nioh Collection for PlayStation 5. All of the titles available on PlayStation 5 will support 4K resolution for crystal clear visuals, up to 120 FPS gameplay for silky smooth combat, ultra-fast load times and the ability to transfer your data from the PS4 versions to pick up your journey right where you left off.
  • Charlie Krueger, American College Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Texas A& M; Pro Bowl 1960,64; San Francisco 49ers), who died from heart and kidney failure at 84.

On this day in 2020

  • Buddy Cage, American pedal steel guitarist (New Riders of the Purple Sage, Great Speckled Bird), who died from multiple myeloma at 73.
  • Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Spartacus, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral), who died at 103.
  • The Blind Prophet for PC is released. A point'n'Click adventure game. Resolve mysteries and fight the Great Evil.
  • US Senate votes to acquit President Donald Trump 52-48 on charges of abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress.

On this day in 2019

  • Pierre Davis is the first transgender designer to show at New York Fashion Week with label No Sesso.
  • Pope Francis admits for the first time that clerics have sexually abused nuns.
  • China’s first science fiction blockbuster, “The Wandering Earth” premieres, directed by Frant Gwo, based on a story by Liu Cixin.
  • Dakshayani 'Gaja Muthassi, elephant 'granny'Indian elephant, oldest in captivity, who died in Kerala at 88.
  • Etrian Odyssey Nexus for 3DS is released. A royal decree from Princess Persephone has prompted the gathering of the realm's greatest explorers to the floating city of Maginia. Their goal - uncovering the mysteries of the archipelago of Lemuria, home to a great Yggdrasil Tree. Recruit explorers from 19 classes spanning the entire Etrian series, including the brand new "Hero"class, before setting out to Lemuria in search of treasure and glory!
  • Melbits World for PlayStation 4 is released. The cooperative puzzle-platformer game that will equallycharm and challenge your friends and family. Communication and coordination are the key to success in the Melbits mission.
  • The Mage's Tale for PlayStation 4 is released. The corrupt wizard Gaufroi has kidnapped your master, and only YOU have any hope of saving him. Explore 10 deadly dungeons, decipher mind-bending puzzles, avoid terrifying traps, and vanquish hordes of vicious monsters… in VR.
  • The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 for Switch is released. A new adventure from KING Art, the creators of The Book of Unwritten Tales, The Critter Chronicles and The Raven - Legacy of a Master Thief.- A fantasy story with over 20 hours of pointing and clicking- The trademark BoUT-humor, lovingly spoofing LotR, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Discworld, The Hobbit, WoW and more- Hundreds of weird, yet oddly logical puzzles- The well-proven 'Multi-Character-Gameplay'- An ensemble of quirky characters, both well-established and brand-new- Projection Mapping technology unites the merits of 2D and 3D styles and technique- An epic soundtrack with all the classics and many new compositions- The established four playable characters Wilbur, Nate, Ivo and Critter
  • V-Rally 4 for Switch is released. Dominate dangerous roads, hostile conditions, and environments, constantly striving for more speed. Let adrenaline boost your reflexes at the wheel of the most legendary off-road vehicles in each category, and take on the most difficult routes in fabulous surroundings.
  • Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 2 for Xbox One is released. All the thrills of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross 2018 Championship. Live the life of a pro, put yourself to the test in the Compound, tackle challenges, manage your events and attract new sponsors to earn fame and unlock new content.

On this day in 2018

  • A share market sell off starts on Wall Street with Dow Jones sinking 4.6%, spreads around the globe.
  • Jeremy Nunley, American NFL defensive tackle and defensive end (Houston Oilers), who died at 46.

On this day in 2017

  • African Cup of Nations 2017: Cameroon defeat Egypt 2-1 in Libreville.
  • Heavy metal band Black Sabbath play their last concert in their home town Birmingham, England.
  • Super Bowl LI, NRG Stadium, Houston, TX: New England Patriots defeat Atlanta Falcons,34-28; MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB.
  • Thomas Lux, American poet (Split Horizon), who died of cancer at 70.
  • 24: Legacy: Season 1 is released. Former Army Ranger Eric Carter (Corey Hawkins) seeks CTU's help when something from his past puts his life and possibly the United States in danger in this reboot of the 2010 series.
  • Romanian government scraps corruption degree after 6 days of mass demonstrations.

On this day in 2016

  • A new species of black tarantula that lives near Folsom Prison, California, was named after Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was among 14 new tarantula species from the southern US which were described by biologists in the journal ZooKeys..
  • Computer hackers try to steal 1 billion from Federal Reserve Bank of New York using Bangladesh banking codes, steal 81 million before a typo alerts authorities.
  • Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, Bhutanese prince, Thimphu, born in Bhutan.
  • Bodil Malmsten, Swedish writer (The Price of Water in Finistère), who died at 71.
  • Dad's Army is released. It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert. MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted. [Universal Pictures]
  • Eisenstein in Guanajuato is released. In 1931, at the height of his artistic powers, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film to be titled Que Viva Mexico. Freshly rejected by Hollywood and under increasing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, Eisenstein arrives at the city of Guanajuato. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino Cañedo, he vulnerably experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, sex and death, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life. [Strand Releasing]
  • Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall is released. A look at the life of the late pop star Michael Jackson from his early days at Motown Records to the release of his hit 1979 album, Off the Wall.
  • Southbound is released. Five interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of a group of weary travellers who confront their worst nightmares - and darkest secrets - over one long night on a desolate stretch of desert highway.
  • 4th Man Out is released. A car mechanic in a small, working class town comes out of the closet to his unsuspecting, blue-collar best friends.
  • The Club is released. In a secluded house in a small seaside town live four unrelated men and the woman who tends to the house and their needs. All former priests, they have been sent to this quiet exile to purge the sins of their pasts, the separation from their communities the worst form of punishment by the Church. They keep to a strict daily schedule devoid of all temptation and spontaneity, each moment a deliberate effort to atone for their wrongdoings. Their fragile stability is disrupted by the arrival of an emissary from the Vatican who seeks to understand the effects of their isolation, and a newly-disgraced housemate. Both bring with them the outside world from which the men have long been removed, and the secrets they had thought deeply buried. [Music Box Films]
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  • The Choice is released. Travis Shaw (Benjamin Walker) and Gabby Holland (Teresa Palmer) meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and end up pursuing a relationship that neither could have foreseen. Spanning a decade and tracing the evolution of a love affair that is ultimately tested by life's most defining events, this story culminates in the question that every couple must ask themselves: how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is released. Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies.
  • Hail, Caesar! is released. Set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Hail, Caesar! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.
  • Misconduct is released. An ambitious lawyer (Josh Duhamel) finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive (Anthony Hopkins) and his firm’s senior partner (Al Pacino). When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything. [Lionsgate]
  • Regression is released. Minnesota,1990. Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) investigates the case of young Angela (Emma Watson), who accuses her father, John Gray (David Dencik), of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines (David Thewlis) is brought in to help him relive his memories and what they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery.
  • Tumbledown is released. Deep in the Maine woods, Hannah (Rebecca Hall) is unable to move on after the death of her husband, an acclaimed musician and the subject of a biography she’s struggling to write, when she meets Andrew, a brash New York academic who has a different take on her husband’s life – and death. The unlikely pair must collaborate to craft the famous singer’s story and begin to write the next chapter in their lives together.
  • Animals: Season 1 is released. The animated comedy about creatures such as pigeons and rats living in New York City was created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano.
  • All I Need was released by Foxes. The second full-length release for the British pop singer-songwriter features songs co-written by Babyface, Kid Harpoon, and Bastille's Dan Smith.
  • Big Black Coat was released by Junior Boys. The Canadian electronic pop duo of Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus return from a five-year break (they each worked on other solo projects) to release their fifth full-length release.
  • Heaven Adores You [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] was released by Elliott Smith. The soundtrack to the 2014 Elliott Smith documentary features outtakes, demos, alternative takes, and unreleased songs.
  • Hold On! was released by The James Hunter Six. The fourth full-length release for the R&B/soul singer and his band was recorded live with producer Gabriel Roth.
  • Human Ceremony was released by Sunflower Bean. The debut full-length release for the Brooklyn trio of Julia Cumming, Nick Kivlen, and Jacob Faberwas produced by Matt Molnar.
  • Commontime was released by Field Music. This is the fifth full-length studio release from the indie brother duo of Peter and David Brewis.
  • Funs Cool was released by The Prettiots. The debut full-length release from the New York indie pop duo of Kay Kasparhauser and Lulu Landolfi features ukeleles and a song about a TV character in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
  • No More Lamps in the Morning was released by Josephine Foster. The singer-songwriter re-records some of her songs live with simpler backing from her husband Victor Herrero on a 12-string Portuguese guitar and cello from Gyða Valtýsdóttir.
  • Pool was released by Porches. The second full-length release for the indie pop band led by Aaron Maine was recorded in his apartment.
  • Is the Is Are was released by DIIV. The second full-length release for the Brooklyn-based indie rock band led by Zachary Cole Smith was self-recorded and produced.
  • Khalifa was released by Wiz Khalifa. The sixth full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from Juicy J, Rico Love, Courtney Noelle, Sebastian, Travis Scott, Chevy Woods, and Ty Dolla $ign.
  • Mass Gothic was released by Mass Gothic. The debut full-length release for the new solo project from Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux was self-recorded.
  • Majid Jordan was released by Majid Jordan. The debut full-length release for the Canadian duo of Majid Al Maskati and producer Jordan Ullman features a guest appearance by Drake.
  • Thought Rock Fish Scale was released by Nap Eyes. The second full-length release for the Canadian rock band was recorded live to tape over four days.
  • The Gamble was released by Nonkeen. The debut full-length release for the trio that includes Nils Frahm, Frederic Gmeiner and Sebastian Singwald was recorded over a period of ten years on four-track tape recorders.
  • The Ghosts of Highway 20 was released by Lucinda Williams. The 12th full-length studio release for the singer-songwriter was inspired by the highway that runs through Florida and Texas.
  • The Psychedelic Swamp was released by Dr. Dog. The original self-released 2001 debut album from the Pennsylvania psychedelic rock band was reworked and recorded as its ninth official full-length release.
  • Scheherazade was released by Freakwater. The first album in over a decade for the duo of Catherine Irwin and Janet Beveridge Bean features contributions from such artist as Sarah Balliet, Warren Ellis, Morgan Geer, and Evan Patterson.
  • We Are King was released by King. This is the debut full-length release for the electro-soul trio of Anita Bias, and sisters Paris and Amber Strother.
  • Wonderful Crazy Night was released by Elton John. The 33rd studio release for the British singer-songwriter was co-produced with T-Bone Burnett.
  • XCOM 2 for PC is released. 20 years have passed since world leaders unconditionally surrendered to alien forces and XCOM, the world's last line of defense, was left destroyed and scattered. Now the aliens hold dominion over the Earth, building shining cities that promise a brilliant future for humanity on the surface, while hiding a sinister intent below and eliminating all who don't fall in like with their new order. Online those who live a the edges of the world have a modicum of freedom. Here, a force gathers once again to stand up for humanity. Consistently on the run, the remnant XCOM forces need to find a way to regroup, expose the nefarious truth behind the occupation, and eliminate the alien threat for good.

On this day in 2015

  • 70's glam rocker Gary Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) found guilty of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault, and one of having sex with a girl under the age of 13 between 1975 and 1980.
  • 70s British rock star Gary Glitter is convicted of sexual child abuse charges in London.
  • Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), who died at 94.
  • Allegiance (2015): Season 1 is released. CIA analyst Alex O'Connor (Gavin Stenhouse) learns his parents (Scott Cohen and Hope Davis) are Russian spies, who are tasked with planning a terrorist attack on the United States.
  • Cities XXL for PC is released. Design, build, and manage the world’s largest and most diverse cities in CitiesXXL. Bigger and better than ever before with a more powerful game engine and new interface, become the mayor of your very own sprawling metropolis. From town-planning including home locations, retail plots, offices, industry and infrastructure across 47 architectural styles and 1000+ buildings, manage the happiness of your city’s denizens, with leisure activities, landmarks, and ecology and pollution management. With new structures, but also all-new ecological buildings and upgrades, such as the park-and-ride, electric car dealership, and bike hire, CitiesXXL offers a greener approach!
  • Castle In The Darkness for PC is released. One dark and gloomy night, the kingdom of Alexandria is attacked by an evil sorcerer and his army of darkness! Despite their best efforts to protect their king and their princess, the royal guard falls, one-by-one, to the forces of evil.One knight, unconscious but still alive, awakens on the throne room floor to find that the princess is nowhere to be seen! What's more, the entire city had been overrun by monsters! With sword in hand, he embarks on a death-defying mission to find his princess and to restore peace to the kingdom!Castle In The Darkness is a fun and challenging shout out to the early days of video games! It's an action exploration platformer with some RPG elements, much like games from the Castlevania or Metroid series. It's super fast-paced, challenging, and full of secrets!
  • Kick & Fennick for PlayStation Vita is released. Kick and Fennick is a a mellow platform adventure about Kick, a boy with a very big gun, and a small, flying robot named Fennick. Dare great heights, and time your jumps just right to accomplish amazing feats.

On this day in 2014

  • Archaeologists decrypt the 13th C Viking jötunvillur runic code.
  • Richard Hayman, American orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), who died at 93.
  • Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq is released. Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers, she mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike. Her elongated, race-horse physique became the new prototype for the great George Balanchine. Her unique style, humor and authenticity redefined ballet for all dancers who followed. Amazingly, she was the muse to not one great artist but two; both George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins loved her as a dancer and a woman. Balanchine married her, and Robbins created his famous version of Afternoon of a Faun for Tanny. Tanaquil Le Clercq was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped.
  • Gigantic Army for PC is released. It is the 21st century and Earth is at war with the Ramulons – an alien race determined to stop humanity’s advance into space. Mankind’s war against the Ramulons has reached the planet Ramulon itself and it is now down to YOU to pilot the ‘GMR-34 SALADIN’ - a Manned Combat Robot - and take on the Ramulon army. Customize your arsenal of explosive, projectile and plasma weapons, and combine them with melee attacks, thrusters and shield to take the fight to the enemy and end the conflict.
  • GAMING: XBOX 360
  • The Wolf Among Us: Episode 2 - Smoke and Mirrors for Xbox 360 is released. The Wolf Among Us is a five episode series from the creators of the 2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead. Based on Fables (DC Comics/Vertigo), an award-winning comic book series, it is an often violent, mature and hard-boiled thriller where the characters and creatures of myth, lore and legend are real and exist in our world. As Bigby Wolf - THE big bad wolf in human form - you will discover that the brutal, bloody murder of a Fable is just a taste of things to come, in a game series where your every decision can have enormous consequences.
  • US President Obama and journalists globally call for the release of 3 Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt.
  • Google Vice President Susan Wojcicki is named CEO of YouTube.


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