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Today in the World Countries
- Independence Day is being celebrated in Bangladesh
- Martyrs' Day is being celebrated in Mali
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Aries as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Matej Slaz?Ansky´, Instagram Star, born in Slovakia.
- Raghad Mohammed, Instagram Star, born in Saudi Arabia.
- TV SERIES
- Rabbit Hole: Season 1 is released.
Corporate spy John Weir (Kiefer Sutherland) is framed for murder in this espionage thriller from writer-directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra.
- Great Expectations (2023): Season 1 is released.
Ambitious orphan Pip (Fionn Whitehead) meets Miss Havisham (Olivia Colman) and falls in love with her adopted daughter, Estella (Shalom Brune-Franklin) in Steven Knight's adaptation of the Charles Dickins classic novel.
On this day in 2022
- British rock band Genesis performs final concert of farewell tour at O2 Arena in London, England.
- US President Joe Biden says of Russian President Vladimir Putin, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power" in unscripted remarks in Poland.
- Joe Williams, American men's college basketball coach (Jacksonville Uni 1964-70; Furman Uni 1970-78; Florida State Uni 1978-86), who died at 88.
On this day in 2021
- Scotland beats France 27-23 at Saint-Denis to confirm Wales'28th Six-Nations Rugby Championship title; Welsh also claim Triple Crown.
- Ursula Happe, German swimmer (Olympic gold 200m backstroke 1956), who died at 94.
- Tonic Immobility was released by Tomahawk.
The fifth full-length release for the Mike Patton-led band that includes Duane Denison, John Stanier, and Trevor Dunn was co-produced with Paul Allen.
- Promises was released by Floating Points.
The nine-part project from Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders and the London Symphony Orchestra was recorded in Los Angeles and London.
- Sketchy. was released by tUnE-yArDs.
The fifth full-length release for the Oakland-based duo was mostly recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic, but was mixed remotely.
- The Bitter Truth was released by Evanescence.
The fifth full-length studio release for the rock band led by Amy Lee was produced by Nick Raskulinecz.
- Kids was released by Noga Erez.
The second full-length release for the Israeli electronic pop artist/producer features guest appearances from BLIMES, Reo Cragun and ROUSSO.
- Oh No was released by Xiu Xiu.
The duets album from the experimental band led by Jaime Stewart includes Alice Bag, Valerie Diaz, Drab Majesty, Haley Fohr, Liz Harris, Liars, Owen Pallett, Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo, Susanne Sachsse, Greg Saunier, Angela Seo, Shearwater, Twin Shadow, Sharon Van Etten, and Chelsea Wolfe.
- Green to Gold was released by The Antlers.
The sixth full-length studio release for New York indie rock band led by Peter Silberman is its first album of new songs in seven years.
- For Those I Love was released by For Those I Love.
This is the debut full-length release for the solo project of Dublin-based producer David Balfe.
- How Many Times was released by Esther Rose.
The third full-length release for the New Orleans-based singer-songwriter was produced by Video Age's Ross Farbe.
- Is 4 Lovers was released by Death from Above.
The fourth full-length studio release for the Canadian dance-punk duo was self-produced and recorded.
- Collections from the Whiteout was released by Ben Howard.
The fourth full-length studio release for the British singer-songwriter was produced with The National's Aaron Dessner.
- Deacon was released by serpentwithfeet.
The second full-length release for the New York experimental R&B artist features a guest appearance from NAO.
- A Week Away - Not Rated is released.
Nowhere left to go, Will Hawkins finds himself at camp for the first time. His instinct is to run, but he finds a friend, a father figure and even a girl who awakens his heart. Most of all, he finally finds a home.
- Bad Trip - R is released.
This hidden camera comedy follows two best friends go on a cross-country road trip full of hilarious, inventive pranks, pulling its real-life audience into the mayhem.
- Nobody - R is released.
When two thieves break into his suburban home one night, Hutch (Bob Odenkirk) declines to defend himself or his family, hoping to prevent serious violence. His teenage son, Blake (Gage Munroe), is disappointed in him and his wife, Becca (Connie Nielsen), seems to pull only further away. The aftermath of the incident strikes a match to Hutch’s long-simmering rage, triggering dormant instincts and propelling him on a brutal path that will surface dark secrets and lethal skills. In a barrage of fists, gunfire and squealing tires, Hutch must save his family from a dangerous adversary (Aleksey Serebryakov)—and ensure that he will never be underestimated as a nobody again.
- Shoplifters of the World - Not Rated is released.
In the Summer of 1987, four friends, reeling from the sudden break-up of the iconic British band The Smiths, embark on a night out of partying to mourn their musical loss. At the same time, an impassioned Smiths fan takes a local radio DJ hostage at gunpoint and forces him to play nothing but Smiths tracks. With the radio station playing as the soundtrack to their night, the friends go on a wild journey of self-discovery that will transform them forever.
- Six Minutes to Midnight - PG-13 is released.
In the summer of 1939, influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm. But the authorities believe he is the problem.
- TV SERIES
- The Irregulars: Season 1 is released.
In Victorian London, a group of street teens who are used by Dr. Watson (Royce Pierreson) and Sherlock Holmes (Henry Lloyd-Hughes) to solve their cases find themselves investigating supernatural happenings in this darker take of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's writings created by Tom Bidwell.
- The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers: Season 1 is released.
12-year-old Evan is cut from the Mighty Ducks junior hockey team but with the help of his mother (Lauren Graham), sets out to form a new team with former Ducks coach Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) in this live-action series.
- Invincible (2021): Season 1 is released.
17-year-old Mark Grayson (voiced by Steven Yeun) is the son of superhero Omni-Man (J. K. Simmons) and as he develops his own powers to become Invincible, he learns more about his father's past in this animated series based on Robert Kirkman's comic book series.
On this day in 2020
- English singer Neil Landon died age 78. He was a singer and songwriter with the band Fat Mattress, which he co-founded with guitarist/singer Noel Redding. He later joined The Flower Pot Men, who scored a hit in 1967 with 'Let's Go To San Francisco' which reached No.4 in the UK Singles Chart..
- American cases of COVID-19 pandemic exceed all other countries on this date, with 81,578 cases and 1,180 deaths (New York Times).
- American cases of COVID-19 pandemic exceed all other countries, with 81,578 cases and 1,180 deaths (New York Times).
- Christchurch mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant pleads guilty to all 51 murders in New Zealand.
- Record number of Americans file for unemployment - 3.3 million according to US Department of Labor.
- US charges Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro and other officials with "narco-terrorism", by flooding the US with drugs.
- Curly Neal, American basketball guard (Harlem Globetrotters 1963-85), who died at 77.
- Jimmy Wynn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1967,74,75; Houston Colt 45s/Astros, LA Dodgers), who died at 78.
- Michel Hidalgo, French soccer midfielder (1 cap; Monaco) and manager (France 1976-84; UEFA Euro 1984), who died at 87.
- John O'Leary, Irish golfer (Irish Open 1982; Ryder Cup 1975; director European Tour 1985-2019), who died at 70.
- TV SERIES
- Unorthodox: Season 1 is released.
The four-part drama inspired by Deborah Feldman's memoir, Esther "Esty"Shapiro (Shira Haas) flees her Hasidic Brooklyn home for life in Berlin, while her husband Yanky (Amit Rahav) and his cousin Moische (Jeff Wilbusch) seek to bring her back.
On this day in 2019
- State of emergency declared in Rockland |County, New York, due to measles epidemic with unvaccinated children banned from public spaces for 30 days after 153 cases.
- Stolen Pablo Picasso painting "Buste de Femme" (Dora Maar) (1938) recovered after 20 years by Dutch art detective.
- Maker of Oxyconti, Purdue Pharma agrees to pay Oklahoma $270 million settlement ahead of trial accusing the company of fueling the opioid epidemic.
- Michelle Obama's biography "Becoming" sells over 10 million copies according to its publisher Bertelsmann.
- European Parliament votes for changes to copyright laws, making internet companies responsible for copyright infringements.
- Charges of staging fake racist and homophobic attack dropped against Justin Smollet by Chicago prosecutors.
- Charges of staging fake racist and homophobic attack dropped against Justin Smollett by Chicago prosecutors.
- A school book Sir Paul McCartney used as a teenager sold for £46,800 – nearly 10 times its estimate. The exercise book which features a doodle of a man smoking and a teacher’s critical comments sold at an auction of Beatles memorabilia in Merseyside. McCartney had used the book at Liverpool Institute High School for Boys, where he was taught English literature by Alan "Dusty"Durband..
- British musician Ranking Roger died age 56. In January 2019 it was announced that Roger had undergone surgery for two brain tumours, and was undergoing treatment for lung cancer. He was a vocalist in the 1980s two-tone band the Beat (known in North America as the English Beat) and later General Public..
- Heinz Winbeck, German composer, conductor and teacher, who died at 73.
- Ranking Roger [Roger Charlery], British rock vocalist (The Beat, General Public), who died of cancer at 56.
- Yoji Harada, Tattoo Artist.
On this day in 2018
- US soldier receives world's first penis and scrotum transplant at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
- US, European Union and Ukraine expel more than 100 Russian diplomats in response to Russian use of nerve gas in UK.
- US Federal Trade Commission confirms it will investigate Facebook over privacy concerns.
- " The Black Panther" becomes the highest grossing superhero film in America earning $630.9m.
- Porn star Stormy Daniels claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes and was later threatened to keep quiet.
- E-commence group Alibaba Group and US car maker Ford unveil a car vending machine without sales people 5 stories high in Guangzhou, China.
- Fabrizio Frizzi, TV Show Host.
- TV SERIES
- The Terror: Season 1 is released.
The fictional account of the Royal Navy's expedition led by Sir John Franklin (Ciaran Hinds) in 1847 to locate the Northwest Passage is based on Dan Simmons's 2007 novel of the same name where the crew on the HMS Terror are trapped in the ice and attacked by an unknown entity.
- The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling: Season 1 is released.
The two-part documentary by Judd Apatow about the late comedian features interviews with over 40 friends and family, including James L. Brooks, Jim Carrey, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Coulier, Jon Favreau, Jay Leno, Kevin Nealon, Conan O’Brien, Bob Saget, Jerry Seinfeld and Sarah Silverman.
On this day in 2017
- Mass protests in Chile over country's privatised pension system.
- Carrie Lam is first woman elected to lead Hong Kong by Beijing-influenced electoral commission.
- Carrie Lam is first woman elected to lead Hong Kong by Beijing-influenced electorial commission.
- Anti-corruption protests in Russia result in hundreds arrested including opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
- FIFA Women's World Cup champion Julie Beth Johnston at the age of 25 weds NFL player Zach Ertz at the age of 26 in Santa Barbara, California.
- Alain Gagnon, Canadian composer (Chansons d'Orient), and music educator (Université Laval,1967-2008), who died at 78.
- Brian Oldfield, American shot-putter (credited with making rotational technique popular), who died at 71.
- Darlene Cates, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), who died at 69.
- TV SERIES
- To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters is released.
To ensure their family's survival, Charlotte (Finn Atkins), Emily (Chloe Pirrie) and Anne Brontë (Charlie Murphy) seek to publish their writings after the scandalous behavior of their brother Branwell (Adam Nagaitis) is discovered in this drama written and directed by Sally Wainwright.
On this day in 2016
- US primary elections: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins Washington, Hawaii and Alaska.
- Billy Joel's iconic hit, 'Piano Man', was selected by the US Library of Congress for preservation in the National Recording Registry for its 'cultural, historic, or artistic significance.' Even though the record only made it to No.25 on the Hot 100 in 1974, it had become Joel's signature song, and was ranked at No.421 in the 2004 list of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time..
- Heiress Diana Harris, Family Member, born in United States.
- Jim Harrison, American poet and novelist (Legends of the Fall), who died at 78.
- David Baker, American composer (Reflections) and educator, who died at 84.
- David Baker, American jazz trombonist and cellist, jazz and classical composer (Reflections), and educator (Indiana University), who died at 84.
- Yoshimi Katayama, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2015
- Richard III of England (1452-1485) is reburied at Leicester Cathedral in England, after being discovered under a carpark in Leicester in 2012.
- Tomas Tranströmer, Swedish poet (Nobel Prize for Literature - 2011), who died at 83.
- Dinkha Iv, Religious Leader.
- John Renbourn, British jazz and folk guitarist and songwriter (Pentangle), who died of a heart attack at 70.
- John Renbourn, English folk guitarist and songwriter (Pentangle), who died of a heart attack at 70.
On this day in 2014
- Laureus World Sports Awards, Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Sportsman: Sebastian Vettel; Sportswoman: Genzebe Dibaba; Team: Germany Men's National Football team.
- Taavi Rõivas becomes Prime Minister of Estonia.
- Tony Birchenhough, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2013
- Ariana Grande's first single, "The Way", is released.
- Don Payne, American television and screen writer, who died from bone cancer at 48.
- Don Payne, American television and screenwriter, who died from bone cancer at 48.
- Yury Rudov, Soviet fencer, who died at 82.
- Tom Boerwinkle, American NBA player, who died at 67.
- Discipline + Desire was released by Wax Idols.
The Chameleons' Mark Burgess worked on the second full-length release from the post-punk band led by Hether Fortune.
- Division Street was released by Harper Simon.
The more rock-flavored second solo release for the son of Paul Simon was co-produced with Tom Rothrock.
- Delta Machine was released by Depeche Mode.
The 13th studio release for the synth-pop trio was produced by Ben Hillier and mixed by Flood.
- Comedown Machine was released by The Strokes.
The fifth full-length studio release for the alternative rock band led by Julian Casablancas.
- American Twilight was released by Crime & the City Solution.
The first album in over 22 years for the Australian rock band led by Simon Bonney was recorded in Detroit and co-produced with Dave Feeny.
- Absolute Zero was released by Little Green Cars.
The debut full-length release from the Dublin folk rock quintet was produced by Markus Dravs.
- Afraid of Heights was released by Wavves.
The fourth studio release for the Los Angeles duo of Nathan Williams and Stephen Pope was produced by John Hill.
- Change Becomes Us was released by Wire.
Unfinished material from 1979-80 were the framework for the latest release from the British post-punk band.
- Lines was released by Julian Lynch.
The fourth full-length release for the songwriter and ethnomusicology PhD student was inspired by folk music.
- Meir was released by Kvelertak.
The second full-length release for the Norwegian hard rock/metal band was produced by Kurt Ballou.
- Mwahaha was released by Mwahaha.
The debut full-length release for the Oakland-based experimental psychedelic pop band produced by Eli Crews is reissued with two additional tracks.
- Native was released by OneRepublic.
This is the third full-length studio release for the pop rock band led by singer-songwriter/producer Ryan Tedder.
- I Am Not a Human Being II was released by Lil Wayne.
2 Chainz, Drake, Future, Soulja Boy, and Trina are some of the guests on the 10th full-length studio release for the New Orleans rapper.
- Girl Who Got Away was released by Dido.
The fourth studio release for the British singer-songwriter was co-produced with her brother Rolo Armstrong and includes contributions from such artists as Brian Eno, Greg Kurstin, Kendrick Lamar, and Rick Nowels.