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Today in the World Countries
- Saint Dévote's Day is being celebrated in Monaco
- Spring Festival Holiday is being celebrated in China
- St. Sava's Day is being celebrated in Serbia
- Tet holiday is being celebrated in Vietnam
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Aquarius as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day: representatives from various countries gather at site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp; among attendees is Doug Emhoff, the first Jewish spouse of a US president or vice president.
- Elizabeth Lopez, TV Show Host, born in Puerto Rico.
- Y.K.A Alex, Model, born in Hong Kong, China.
- Floyd Sneed, Canadian rock drummer (Three Dog Night)- "Joy To The World" ; Ohio Players), who died at 80.
- Every Acre was released by H.C. McEntire.
The third full-length solo release for North Carolina singer-songwriter H.C. McEntire was co-produced with Missy Thangs and Luke Norton.
- Electrophonic Chronic was released by The Arcs.
The first release in over seven years for Dan Auerbach's side project The Arcs was co-produced by Auerbach and Leon Michels.
- Furling was released by Meg Baird.
The latest full-length solo release for California singer-songwriter Meg Baird was recorded by Tim Green.
- Gloria was released by Sam Smith.
The fourth full-length studio release for British singer-songwriter Sam Smith features guest appearances from Koffee, Kim Petras, Jessie Reyez, and Ed Sheeran.
- Honey was released by Samia.
The second full-length studio release for Nashville-based singer-songwriter Samia was produced by Caleb Wright and features contributions from Christian Lee Hutson, Jake Luppen, Briston Maroney, Raffaella Meloni, and Papa Mbye.
- Let's Start Here was released by Lil Yachty.
The fifth full-length studio release for rapper Lil Yachty is said to be a "psychedelic alternative album"that features guest appearances from Daniel Caesar, Fousheé, Diana Gordon, Justine Skye, and Teezo Touchdown.
- AudioLust & HigherLove was released by SG Lewis.
The second full-length solo release for British producer SG Lewis features guest appearances from Channel Tres, Lucky Daye, Tove Lo, Ty Dolla $ign, and Charlotte Day Wilson.
- Complete Mountain Almanac was released by Complete Mountain Almanac.
The debut full-length release for Complete Mountain Almanac, the music project from Rebekka Karijord and Jessica Dessner, about climate change over the 12 months of a year.
- One Day was released by Fucked Up.
Every song on the latest full-length release for Canadian punk band Fucked Up was written and recorded within 24 hours.
- Maybe I Do - PG-13 is released.
Michelle (Emma Roberts) and Allen (Luke Bracey) are in a relationship. They decide to invite their parents to finally meet about marriage. Turns out, the parents already know one another well, which leads to some differing opinions about marriage.
- Nostalgia - Not Rated is released.
After 40 years of abscence, Felice returns to his hometown : Naples.He rediscovers the places, the rules of the city and a past that haunts him.
- Shotgun Wedding - R is released.
Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel) gather their lovable but very opinionated families for the ultimate destination wedding, just as the couple begin to get cold feet. And if that wasn’t enough of a threat to the celebration, suddenly everyone’s lives are in danger when the entire party is taken hostage. “’Til Death Do Us Part” takes on a whole new meaning in this adventure as Darcy and Tom must save their loved ones—if they don’t kill each other first.
- Close - PG-13 is released.
The intense friendship between two thirteen-year old boys, Léo and Rémi, suddenly gets disrupted. Struggling to understand what has happened, Léo approaches Sophie, Rémi's mother.
- Cairo Conspiracy - Not Rated is released.
Adam, the son of a fisherman, is offered the ultimate privilege to study at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the epicenter of power of Sunni Islam. Shortly after his arrival in Cairo, the university's highest ranking religious leader, the Grand Imam, suddenly dies and Adam soon becomes a pawn in a ruthless power struggle between Egypt's religious and political elite. Sweden's Official Entry for Best International Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards.
- Blood - Not Rated is released.
Jess (Michelle Monaghan), a nurse and mother recently separated from her husband (Skeet Ulrich), moves her daughter Tyler (Skylar Morgan Jones) and young son Owen (Finlay Wojtak-Hissong) back into her family farmhouse. Shortly after settling in, Owen’s dog escapes into the woods and returns days later, blood-soaked and rabid. When the dog attacks and bites him, the resulting infection grows more shocking as Owen’s behavior becomes frightening and deadly. As he spirals deeper into the depths of the illness, Jess discovers a disturbing cure, which makes her question how far she is willing to go to keep her child alive.
- Life Upside Down - NR is released.
An art dealer (Bob Odenkirk) navigates a personal and professional crisis.
- Infinity Pool - R is released.
While staying at an isolated island resort, James (Alexander Skarsgård) and Em (Cleopatra Coleman) are enjoying a perfect vacation of pristine beaches, exceptional staff, and soaking up the sun. But guided by the seductive and mysterious Gabi (Mia Goth), they venture outside the resort grounds and find themselves in a culture filled with violence, hedonism, and untold horror. A tragic accident leaves them facing a zero tolerance policy for crime: either you’ll be executed, or, if you’re rich enough to afford it, you can watch yourself die instead.
- TV SERIES
- Lockwood & Co.: Season 1 is released.
A girl with remarkable psychic powers works alongside two teenaged boys at a ghost-hunting agency. Together, they take on the many violent spirits lurking around the streets of London.
- Shrinking: Season 1 is released.
Still suffering from his own loss, a therapist (Jason Segel), disregards rules and ethics by telling his patients what he actually thinks in this comedy series created by Segel, Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein.
On this day in 2022
- US President Joe Biden pledges to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court.
- Charanjit Singh, Indian field hockey captain (Olympic gold 1964, silver 1960), who died from a heart attack at 90.
- Diego Verdaguer [Miguel Boccadoro], Argentine-Mexican singer-songwriter, bandoneón player, and trumpeter (" Volveré" ; "Voy a Conquistarte"), who died of COVID-19 pandemic complications at 70.
- Diego Verdaguer, World Music Singer.
- The Fallout - R is released.
Bolstered by new friendships forged under sudden and tragic circumstances, high schooler Vada (Jenna Ortega) begins to reinvent herself, while re-evaluating her relationships with her family, friends and her view of the world. Moving away from her comfortable family routine, she starts taking chances with a series of quicksilver decisions that test her own boundaries and push her in new directions. As she spends more time with Mia (Maddie Ziegler), they grow closer, and Vada slowly redefines herself through their shared experiences, leading her further away from that day and closer to living her life in the now.
On this day in 2021
- Mehrdad Minavand, Iranian soccer midfielder (67 caps; Persepolis, Sturm Graz), who died from COVID-19 pandemic at 45.
- Cloris Leachman, American Oscar and Emmy award winning actress (The Last Picture Show; Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Phyllis"), who died at 94 .
- Cloris Leachman, American Oscar and Emmy award-winning actress (The Last Picture Show; Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Phyllis"), who died at 94 .
- Cloris Leachman, American Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress (The Last Picture Show; The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Phyllis"), who died at 94 .
- Cloris Leachman, TV Actress.
- Adrian Campos, Race Car Driver.
- Efraín Ruales, TV Actor.
- Penguin Bloom - TV-14 is released.
In 2013, Samantha Bloom (Naomi Watts), her husband Cameron (Andrew Lincoln) and their three sons left their home in Australia for a holiday in Thailand. While enjoying a view, Sam fell off of a rooftop due to what was later determined to be a rotted railing...breaking her vertebrae in two places. Paralyzed from the chest down, Sam — a lifelong outdoorswoman, surfer, and traveler —was unrecognizable to herself, and spent long months in a depression that made her question who she could be in the world and in her own family. A year later, her children brought home a wounded baby magpie they found. Warily eyeing the black-and-white bird the kids affectionately named “Penguin, ” Sam bonded with the household’s new member, beginning a process of emotional healing that surprised her husband and sons, her mother (Jacki Weaver), and herself.
- TV SERIES
- Resident Alien: Season 1 is released.
Harry (Alan Tudyk), an alien with a mission to kill humans, crashes on Earth and assumes the identity of a doctor in the small-town of Patience, Colorado in this series based on the Dark Horse comic.
On this day in 2020
- Former king of Belgium, Albert II admits fathering a child after DNA tests confirm paternity.
- Alberto Naranjo, Venezuelan jazz drummer, composer and arranger, who died at 78.
On this day in 2019
- Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Ðokovic of Serbia wins his record 7th Australian singles title; beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-3,6-2,6-3.
- Landslide kills 15 at a wedding party in a hotel in Abancay, Peru.
- NFL Pro Bowl, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL: AFC beats NFC,26-7: MVPs: Patrick Mahomes, KC Chiefs, QB; Jamal Adams, NY Jets, S.
- Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral on Jolo Island, southern, Philippines kills 20, Islamic State claims responsibility.
- Tornado strikes Havana, Cuba, killing three and injuring 172.
- Lily Christiana, TikTok Star, born in Connecticut.
- Peter Magowan, American businessman, MLB owner (SF Giants), who died of liver cancer at 76.
- TV SERIES
- Rent (2019) is released.
Jonathan Larson's award-winning musical re-imagining of Puccini's "La Bohème"set in New York City is the latest show to become a live TV musical for Fox.
On this day in 2018
- Australian Open Women's Tennis: Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep 7-6,3-6,6-4 to win her first Grand Slam title.
- Bomb in an ambulance kills over 100 people in Kabul, Taliban claim responsibility.
- Jerry Sneva, Race Car Driver.
- Ingvar Kamprad, Entrepreneur.
- Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish eccentric businessman (founder of IKEA) and author (The Testament of a Furniture Dealer), who died at 91.
- Mort Walker, American cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois), who died at 94.
On this day in 2017
- Donald Trump issues executive order banning travel to the US for 7 mostly Muslim countries and suspending admission for refugees.
- Benny Barth, American session and touring jazz drummer, who died at 86.
- Emmanuelle Riva, French actress (Hiroshima Mon Amour), who died at 89.
- John Hurt, Movie Actor.
- Robert Ellis Miller, American film director, who died at 89.
- Stitch of the World was released by Tift Merritt.
The sixth full-length studio release for the singer-songwriter was recorded while she was six months pregnant and features a guest appearance from Sam Beam.
- Strike a Match was released by Sacred Paws.
The debut full-length release for the duo of Eilidh Rodgers and Rachel Aggs was produced by Tony Doogan.
- SweetSexySavage was released by Kehlani.
This is the debut full-length studio release for the Oakland R&B artist who was a finalist on the sixth season of "America's Got Talent."[The deluxe edition includes "Gangsta, "which also appears on the "Suicide Squad"film soundtrack.]
- The Pace of the Passing was released by Toothless.
The debut full-length solo release for Ed Nash, the bassist of Bombay Bicycle Club, features guest appearances from Tom Fleming, Marika Hackman, Liz Lawrence, and The Staves.
- Tourist in This Town was released by Allison Crutchfield.
The debut full-length solo release for the Swearin' co-founder was produced with Jeff Zeigler.
- Trials & Truths was released by Horse Thief.
The second full-length release for the Oklahoma indie rock band led by Cameron Neal was produced by Thom Monahan.
- Return to Ommadawn was released by Mike Oldfield.
The 26th full-length release for the British folk-rock artist is the sequel to his 1975 album, Ommadawn.
- Ty Segall (2017) was released by Ty Segall.
The second self-titled (2008's was the first) release for the garage rock artist was recorded as a live band that included Ben Boye, Mikal Cronin, Emmett Kelly, and Charles Moothart.
- Lemon Memory was released by Menace Beach.
The second full-length release for the British indie rock band led by Ryan Needham and Liza Violet was recorded with Ross Orton.
- Not Even Happiness was released by Julie Byrne.
The second full-length release for the singer-songwriter was produced by Eric Littman and was recorded at her childhood home in upstate New York.
- Nothing Feels Natural was released by Priests.
The debut full-length release for the Washington, DC punk band was produced by Kevin Erickson.
- Max Richter: Three Worlds – Music from Woolf Works was released by Max Richter.
Wayne McGregor commissioned the German-born British composer to create a score for his ballet production based on the three novels by Virginia Woolf (Mrs. Dalloway, Orlando, and The Waves).
- Near to the Wild Heart of Life was released by Japandroids.
The third full-length release for the Canadian noise rock duo was mostly recorded/produced by Jesse Gander (track three was recorded/produced by Damian Taylor).
- Pure, Beyond Reproach was released by Egyptrixx.
This is the fourth full-length release for Canadian electronic producer David Psutka as Egyptrixx.
- Orchestral Variations was released by Minor Victories.
The group that includes Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey and his brother, James give a new re-worked instrumental version of its 2015 self-titled release.
- Hey Mr Ferryman was released by Mark Eitzel.
The 10th full-length solo release for the former lead singer of American Music Club was produced by Bernard Butler.
- Jardín was released by Gabriel Garzón-Montano.
This is the debut full-length release for the Brooklyn R&B singer best known for being sample on Drake's "Jungle"track.
- Live in Paris was released by Sleater-Kinney.
The first live release for the indie rock band was recorded at Paris' La Cigale on March 20th,2015.
- Life Without Sound was released by Cloud Nothings.
The fourth full-length studio release for the Ohio indie rock band led by Dylan Baldi is its first with new lead guitarist, Chris Brown.
- C U L T U R E was released by Migos.
The second full-length studio release for the Atlanta rap trio features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, DJ Khaled, Gucci Mane, and Travis Scott.
- Closure was released by Piano Magic.
This is the 12th and final release for the British collective led by Glen Johnson.
- Borders was released by Emptyset.
The fifth release for the experimental electronic British duo of James Ginzburg and Paul Purgas was recorded live.
- Behemoth - Not Rated is released.
Beginning with a mining explosion in Mongolia and ending in a ghost city west of Beijing, political documentarian Zhao Liang’s visionary new film Behemoth details, in one breathtaking sequence after another, the social and ecological devastation behind an economic miracle that may yet prove illusory. [Grasshopper Films]
- A Dog's Purpose - PG is released.
Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.
- I Am Michael - January 27,2017 is released.
A gay activist and magazine founder is "saved"from his homosexuality after turning to God.
- Kung Fu Yoga - Not Rated is released.
Jack (Jackie Chan), a world-renowned archaeology professor, and his team are on a grand quest to locate a lost ancient Indian treasure when they are ambushed by a team of mercenaries and left for dead. Using his vast knowledge of history and kung fu, Jack leads his team on a race around the world to beat the mercenaries to the treasure and save an ancient culture. [Well Go USA]
- Gold - R is released.
Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey), a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard, but keeping it would be even harder, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street.
- Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo - Not Rated is released.
In a sex club, Théo and Hugo’s bodies meet, click together and merge in a passionate embrace. After the headiness of desire and the ecstasy of their first encounter, the two young men, in the empty streets of Paris by night, are faced with their budding love. [Wolfe Releasing]
- Resident Evil: The Final Chapter - R is released.
Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.
- The Salesman - Not Rated is released.
After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually, an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life.
- The Daughter - Not Rated is released.
After a fifteen-year absence, Christian (Paul Schneider) returns home to rural New South Wales for the marriage of his father, Henry (Geoffrey Rush), the wealthy owner of the local mill that's been the economic bedrock of the community for generations. Christian gets reacquainted with his old friend Oliver (Ewen Leslie) and finds himself drawn to Oliver's family, which includes wife Charlotte (Miranda Otto), daughter Hedvig (Odessa Young), and father-in-law Walter (Sam Neill). When Henry announces the imminent closure of the mill, it sends a quake through the community, particularly Oliver's family, and the subsequent fissures release bitter secrets. [Kino Lorber]
On this day in 2016
- On This Day receives its second substantial face-lift, courtesy of a fresh new website design and brand by design studio Fhoke. Dedicated history and film and television channels are launched alongside the new design..
- Artur Fischer, German Inventor with more patents than Edison, who died at 96.
- Lazer Team - PG-13 is released.
When four small-town losers stumble across an alien crash site containing an incredible battle suit, they soon find themselves responsible for the fate of the entire planet. With this new alien equipment genetically bound to them, and the government hot on their heels, the foursome have no choice but to work together as one to save humanity. All they have to do is learn to use a strange alien device meant for only one-person, train for a battle against an omnipotent enemy, and not kill each other in the process. They may not be strong, smart, or talented... but they’re Lazer Team.
On this day in 2015
- Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne were given a song writing credit on Sam Smith's hit 'Stay With Me', because of the similarities to his 1989 track 'I Won't Back Down'. 'Stay With Me' had been nominated for three Grammys, including song of the year - which honours the writers of the track. Petty's publisher had contacted Smiths publisher who made an out of court settlement..
- John T. Myers, American politician (Rep-R-IN,1967-97), who died at 87.
- Harriet Elizabeth Byrd, American politician, Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives (1998-88), who died at 88.
- Charles Hard Townes, American Physicist and inventor (Nobel Prize 1964 for mazer-lazer principle), who died at 99.
- Apex Predator - Easy Meat was released by Napalm Death.
The 15th studio release for the British grindcore band was produced by Russ Russell.
- Acorn Man was released by Wild Billy Childish & CTMF.
The latest release from the British artist features influences from punk, garage rock, and pop.
- Alasdair Roberts was released by Alasdair Roberts.
This is the eighth solo full-length studio release for the Scottish singer-songwriter.
- From the Very Depths was released by Venom.
The 14th studio release for the British black metal trio was produced by the band's bassist Cronos.
- Everything Else Matters was released by Pinkshinyultrablast.
The debut full-length release for the Russian shoegaze quintet was recorded in 2013.
- Fantastic Planet was released by Noveller.
This is the latest release for the solo project of Sarah Lipstate.
- Individ was released by The Dodos.
The sixth studio release for the San Francisco duo of Meric Long and Logan Kroeber was recorded soon after completing 2013's Carrier.
- Worthy was released by Bettye LaVette.
Produced by Joe Henry, the latest release for the soul singer includes songs by the Beatles, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Bob Dylan, Mary Gauthier, and the Rolling Stones.
- You, Whom I Have Always Hated/Released from Love was released by Thou and The Body.
The collaboration between the heavy metal bands The Body and Thou includes the previously vinyl-only four-track EP release with six additional tracks recorded during their tour in July 2014.
- The Deepest Lake was released by Dengue Fever.
The sixth full-length release for the Los Angels group was self-produced.
- Then Came the Morning was released by The Lone Bellow.
The second full-length release for the Brooklyn-based trio was produced by Aaron Dessner of The National.
- The Phosphorescent Blues was released by Punch Brothers.
The fourth full-length release for the progressive bluegrass band was produced by T Bone Burnett.
- The Planet was released by Young Ejecta.
The six-track min-album is the first credited to the Brooklyn-based duo's new name of Young Ejecta after a legal dispute over the name Ejecta with a similarly named DJ Ejeca.
- Take It Like a Man was released by Jim White.
This is the debut release from the collaboration between the Packway Handle Band and Jim White.
- Teaspoon To The Ocean was released by Jib Kidder.
The 13th release for Sean Schuster-Craig as Jib Kidder features a duet with Julia Holter.
- Shackles Gift was released by Zun Zun Egui.
The second full-length release for the Bristol-based rock band was produced by Andrew Hung of Fuck Buttons.
- On Your Own Love Again was released by Jessica Pratt.
The second full-length release for the California singer-songwriter was home recorded on a four track.
- Range Anxiety was released by Twerps.
The second full-length release for the Australian rock band was produced by Jack Farley.
- Ratworld was released by Menace Beach.
The debut full-length release for the indie duo of Ryan Needham and Liza Violet was produced by MJ of Hookworms.
- Natalie Prass was released by Natalie Prass.
The debut full-length release for the singer-songwriter was co-produced by Matthew E. White and Trey Pollard.
- Non-Fiction was released by Ne-Yo.
The sixth full-length release for the R&B artist was produced by Dr. Luke and features guest appearances from Candice, David Guetta, Jeezy, Charisse Mills, Schoolboy Q, and T.I.
- Mansion Songs was released by Howlin Rain.
Co-producer with Eric Bauer, the fourth full-length release for rock band led by Ethan Miller, was conceived as part one of a planned trilogy.
- Miscontinuum Album ( Fiepblatter Catalogue #3) was released by Jan St. Werner.
Recorded over four years, this electronic release from the Mouse on Mars member features contributions from Dylan Carlson, Markus Popp, Kathy Alberici, and Taigen Kawabe.
On this day in 2014
- American folk singer, songwriter, and activist, Pete Seeger, died at the age of 94. Seeger began his lengthy career in the early 1940s, playing alongside the likes of Woody Guthrie (with their group The Almanac Singers) and appearing regularly on Alan Lomax and Nicholas Ray’s weekly CBS radio show..
- born in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
- Nastya [Anastasia Radzinskaya] Russian YouTuber, born in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
- Pete Seeger, American folk singer (The Weavers - Goodnight Irene) and activist, helped create the modern American folk music movement, who died at 94.
- Pete Seeger, American folk singer (The Weavers - "Goodnight Irene") and activist, helped create the modern American folk music movement, who died at 94.
- Pete Seeger. American singer-songwriter, guitarist.
- Moodymann was released by Moodymann.
The Detroit techno artist's latest release includes guest appearances from Amp Fiddler, Andres, and José James.
- Cavalier Youth was released by You Me at Six.
The fourth full-length release for the British rock band led by Josh Franceschi was produced by Neal Avron.
On this day in 2013
- Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Ðokovic wins Open era record 4th Australian crown; beats Andy Murray of Scotland 6-7,7-6,6-3,6-2.
- A series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan, kills 20 police officers.
- Magnus Carlsen wins the 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament.
- Magnus Carlsen wins the 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands.
- In Port Said, Egypt, protests result in 7 people being killed and 630 are injured.
- NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC,62-35; MVP: Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings, TE.
- 11 people are killed and 32 are injured after a bus crashes down a ravine in Serta, Portugal.
- 7 people are killed and 3 are injured after a retaining wall collapses during a football match at the Ugur Sports Facility, Turkey.
- 20 police officers have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
- Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship.
- 29th Sundance Film Festival: "Fruitvale Station", directed by Ryan Coogler, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic.
- Pham Duy, Folk Singer.