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  • Ugadi / Gudi Padwa is being celebrated in India
  • People born on this day are Pisces as their zodiac sign.

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On this day in 2023

  • Recording Industry Association of America's 2022 year-end report states vinyl record sales (41 million) exceeded CD sales (33 million) for the first time since 1987.
  • Satish Kaushik, TV Actor.
  • (Chaim) Topol, Israeli stage and screen actor (Fiddler on the Roof), who died at 87.
  • YOU: Season 4.5 is released. Joe discovers the identity of the "Eat The Rich"killer in the second half of the fourth season of the thriller series.
  • The Last Spell for PC is released. War was rampaging all over the land for decades. In a desperate move to end it all, the mages provoked The Cataclysm. Massive balls of pure magic obliterated nearly everything. A strange purple mist propagated everywhere. They say that those who entered the mist were killed, driven mad, or worseOnly a few Havens keep up the fight against the hordes of bloodthirsty monsters that come out at night from this damned mist. A few strained heroes protect the walls night after night, until a handful of mages manage to cast The Last Spell and banish all magic from this accursed world. And maybe save us all. Maybe.
  • Clash: Artifacts of Chaos for PC is released. You play as Pseudo, a master of martial arts who lives as a recluse in the strange land of Zenozoik. When you cross paths with the Boy, a small creature whose mysterious powers have attracted the attention of Gemini, the Mistress of the Artifacts, you decide to protect him, unaware that much greater forces are involved.
  • Figment 2: Creed Valley for PC is released. Piano bridges, dancing plants and musical showdowns, ready to dive into The Mind? Nightmares have shattered the Moral Compass, making The Mind unable to function properly. Dusty and his ever-optimistic sidekick, Piper, must travel to Creed Valley, where The Mind's ideals are formed to restore peace. Figment 2: Creed Valley is an action-adventure game set in the human mind. Nightmares are spreading chaos and have overrun once-peaceful lands. Join Dusty, The Mind's courage, as you make your way through puzzles, musical boss fights and unique environments.Face your fears head-on.
  • Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 6 for PlayStation 5 is released. Mud, sweat, fun and adrenaline: find the rider in you and jump into the action with Monster Energy Supercross 6. Live all the emotions of the Monster Energy Supercross 2022 Championship with the official bikes, riders, and tracks. Take advantage of the wide range of settings to customize every detail of your game experience, freely choosing the amount of realism and riding ease. This year, Supercross 6 follows an entirely new and unique perspective - yours!
  • Ib for Switch is released. A young girl named Ib visits an art gallery with her parents. While perusing the various works of art, Ib suddenly realizes that she is alone. As she searches for someone - anyone - else, the museum begins to change... A 2D exploration adventure game set in a creepy, mysterious art gallery.Inspect the area around you, discovering items and disarming traps to find your way out of the strange gallery.
  • Paranormasight: The Seven Mysteries of Honjo for Switch is released. Shogo Okiie, an ordinary office worker, visits Kinshibori Park in the dead of night with his friend, Yoko Fukunaga, to investigate a well-known local ghost story: The Seven Mysteries of Honjo. Shogo doesn't quite believe Yoko when she talks about how the Mysteries are connected to the Rite of Resurrection and doesn't pay it much mind - that is, until strange events begin to unfold before his very eyes.Meanwhile, several others are making their own investigations into The Seven Mysteries...Detectives investigating a series of strange deaths, a high-school girl seeking the truth behind her classmate's suicide, and a mother who has sworn revenge for her lost son.Their desires and motives intertwine and interplay, with the Seven Mysteries of Honjo at the core, leading the story towards a battle of wits and curses.
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Booster Course Pass - Wave 4 for Switch is released. Egg-cellent! Birdo joins the fun in Wave 4 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass! And get ready to take a speedy trip through the brand-new Yoshi's Island course when Wave 4 arrives this Spring!
  • Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse for Xbox Series X is released. Fatal Frame (aka Project Zero): Mask of the Lunar Eclipse takes place a decade after five girls mysteriously disappeared at a festival on Rogetsu Isle, an island in southern Japan. While all of the girls were eventually rescued, their memories were lost, with only the faint remembrance of a single melody and a seemingly possessed masked woman dancing in the moonlight. Now, ten years later, with still no memory of the events surrounding their disappearance, two of the five girls have died - discovered with covered faces and found in a tragic, crying pose. The remaining three girls now head off to the eerie island to solve the mystery of their friends' death, while also unlocking the mystery of the memories left behind.The remastered game features an all-new Photo Mode, along with new and altered costumes, and enhanced graphics including the improved rendering of shadows and light, delivering a more immersive and frightening experience. In addition, in-game movies and character models have been brushed-up to deliver a story that shines, both narratively and aesthetically as the three remaining girls attempt to rediscover their past before becoming victims once again.

On this day in 2022

  • American singer-songwriter Lionel Richie receives Library of Congress Gershwin Prize at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C..
  • Russian airstrikes on Ukrainian city of Mariupol hit a hospital, killing at least three people, as attempts to create a humanitarian corridor out of the city fail.
  • Stolen notebooks belonging to naturalist Charles Darwin, including his famous 'tree of life'sketch, mysteriously returned after 22 years to Cambridge University Library.
  • Jimmy Lydon, American actor (" Twice Blessed" ; "Life with Father"), who died at 98.
  • Justice Christopher, Nigerian soccer midfielder (11 caps; Antwerp FC, Trelleborg FF, Herfølge Boldklub), who died at 40.
  • The Andy Warhol Diaries: Season 1 is released. The six-part documentary series from Ryan Murphy and director Andrew Rossi looks at Andy Warhol's life based on the artist's posthumously published diaries.
  • Ganryu 2: Hakuma Kojiro for PlayStation 4 is released. A hack'n'slash inspired by Takezo Musashi's story from Eiji Yoshikawa's 1930s novel "The Stone and the Saber". This is one of the most famous stories in Japanese culture.
  • Yoon Suk-yeol elected President of South Korea, defeating sitting President Moon Jae-in.

On this day in 2021

  • UK TV host Piers Morgan leaves ITV's "Good Morning" after 41,000 complaints made about him saying he did not believe Meghan, Duchess of Sussex's statement about her mental health.
  • Brazil records its highest daily COVID-19 pandemic death toll to date of 1,972 deaths with 168,370 deaths overall.
  • China and Russia agree to build a research station on or around the Moon and collaborate on lunar missions, in move that could start another space race.
  • Queen Elizabeth II publicly expresses "concern" after Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex interview, saying allegations including of racism with be dealt with privately.
  • (Leonard) "Len" Skeat, British jazz double-bassist, who died at 84.
  • James Levine, American conductor (director of the Metropolitan Opera,1976-2017), who died at 77.
  • Agustín Balbuena, Argentine soccer striker (8 caps; Copa Libertadores 1972,73,74,75; Copa Intercontinental 1973; Club Atlético Independiente), who died at 75.
  • Cliff Simon, TV Actor.
  • Tommy Troelsen, Danish soccer striker (16 caps; Vejle Boldklub) and broadcaster (Danmarks Radio, dk4), who died at 80.
  • Stronghold: Warlords for PC is released. Besiege Great Khans, Imperial warlords and Shogun commanders in Stronghold: Warlords, the latest 'castle sim' from Firefly Studios. Command AI warlords across the battlefield as you build a castle economy and new gunpowder-fuelled siege engines.
  • Apex Legends for Switch is released. Conquer with character in Apex Legends, a free-to-play* Battle Royale shooter where legendary characters with powerful abilities team up to battle for fame & fortune on the fringes of the Frontier. Master an ever-growing roster of diverse Legends, deep tactical squad play and bold new innovations that level up the Battle Royale experienceall within a rugged world where anything goes. Welcome to the next evolution of Battle Royale.A Roster of Legendary Characters-Master a growing roster of powerful Legends, each with their own unique personality, strengths and abilities that are easy to pick up but challenging to truly master.Build Your Crew-Choose your Legend and combine their unique skills together with other players to form the ultimate crew.Strategic Battle Royale-Use your abilitiesand your witsto make strategic calls on the fly, adapting your crew's strengths to meet new challenges as the match evolves.Genre-Evolving Innovation-Experience a brand-new array of innovative features that level up the Battle Royale genre, including Respawn Beacons, Smart Comms, Intelligent Inventory and an all-new way to drop into the action with Jumpmaster deployment.Sweet, Sweet Loot-Drop in and loot up with a host of powerful weapons, diverse attachments and useful armor to protect you in battle. After the fight, collect a wealth of cosmetic options for personalizing your character and weapons, and unlock new ways to show off during the match.

On this day in 2020

  • American record producer Keith Olsen died age 74. He worked with many artists including Rick Springfield, Fleetwood Mac, Ozzy Osbourne, the Grateful Dead, Whitesnake, Pat Benatar, Heart, Santana, Foreigner, Scorpions, Magnum, Journey, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Joe Walsh, and Eric Burdon & the Animals..
  • Italy announces it is locking down the whole country due to a spike in COVID-19 pandemic cases with 10,040 cases and 630 deaths.
  • National one-day women's strike held in Mexico to protest high rates of femicide (more than 10 women murdered every day).
  • Keith Olsen, American rock record producer and sound engineer (Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac; Grateful Dead - Terrapin Station; Joe Walsh - The Confessor), who died of cardiac arrest at 74.

On this day in 2019

  • Chokoleit, Comedian.
  • Harry Howell, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (NY Rangers 1952-69), who died of dementia at 86.
  • Bobbi Fiedler, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), who died at 81.

On this day in 2018

  • Chris Gedney, American NFL tight end,1993-2000 (Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals), takes his own life at 47.
  • Joaquin Avila, American lawyer and civil rights champion who advocated against voter discrimination, who died from complications of colon and liver cancer at 69.
  • Itzhak is released. A look at the life, work and religious heritage of violinist Itzhak Perlman.
  • Leaning Into the Wind is released. Leaning into the Wind is a vibrant journey through the diverse layers of Andy Goldsworthy's world. From urban Edinburgh and London to the South of France and New England, each environment he encounters becomes a fresh kaleidoscopic canvas for his art. A lushly-visualized travelogue, Goldsworthy's work and Thomas Riedelsheimer's exquisite cinematography redefine landscape and inextricably tie human life to the natural world. [Magnolia Pictures]
  • The Forgiven is released. When Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Forest Whitaker) is appointed to head a nationwide investigation, he’s summoned to a maximum-security prison by a notorious murderer seeking clemency (Eric Bana). Inside the brutal prison walls, Tutu is drawn into a dangerous, life-changing battle with the cunning criminal.
  • Claire's Camera is released. A refreshingly sunny performance from Isabelle Huppert is at the center of this comic charmer from South Korean master Hong Sangsoo. Huppert plays Claire, a school teacher with a camera (that might be magical) on her first visit to Cannes. She happens upon a film sales assistant, Manhee (Kim Minhee), recently laid off after a one-night stand with a film director (Jung Jinyoung). Together, this unlikely pair become detectives of sorts, as they wander around the seaside resort town, working to better understand the circumstances of Manhee's firing—and developing new outlooks on life in the process. [Cinema Guild]
  • Thoroughbreds is released. Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily's contempt for her oppressive stepfather, Mark, and as their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one another's most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler, Tim, and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.
  • A Wrinkle in Time is released. After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
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  • The Hurricane Heist is released. Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.
  • Police Story (1985) is released. A virtuous Hong Kong Police Officer must clear his good name when the drug lords he is after frame him for the murder of a dirty cop.
  • Gringo is released. Crossing the line from citizen to criminal, mild-mannered American businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) tangles with duplicitous business partners, Mexican drug lords, international mercenaries, and the DEA. As he attempts to survive in one of the most dangerous places on earth, the question lingers: is this ordinary man in way over his head, or is he two steps ahead?
  • The Death of Stalin is released. Moscow,1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweeby Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), the wily Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), and the sadistic secret police chief Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale). But as they bumble, brawl, and backstab their way to the top, just who is running the government? [IFC Films]
  • The Strangers: Prey at Night is released. A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family's every limit as they struggle to survive.
  • The Leisure Seeker is released. A runaway couple (Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland) go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, traveling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.
  • The Outsider is released. An American soldier imprisoned in postwar Japan enters the dark world of the yakuza, adopting their way of life in repayment for his freedom.
  • Violence was released by Editors. The sixth full-length release for the British rock band was produced with Leo Abrahams and Benjamin John Power.
  • Where Wilderness Grows was released by Gengahr. The second full-length release for the British indie rock band led by Felix Bush was produced by Neil Comber and features a guest appearance by Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell.
  • White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood was released by Of Montreal. Kevin Barnes moved away from live band recording for the indie rock band's 15th full-length stdio release.
  • Firepower was released by Judas Priest. The 18th full-length studio release for the British heavy metal band led by Rob Halford was produced by Tom Allom and Andy Sneap.
  • Francis Trouble was released by Albert Hammond, Jr.. The fourth full-length solo release for The Strokes' guitarist was produced by Gus Oberg.
  • Cocoa Sugar was released by Young Fathers. The third full-length release for the Edinburgh-based trio was recorded in the band's studio.
  • American Utopia was released by David Byrne. The first solo release for the Talking Heads frontman in 14 years is part of a larger project called "Reasons to Be Cheerful"and features contributions from Brian Eno, Jam City, Oneohtrix Point Never, and Sampha.
  • AmeriKKKant was released by Ministry. The 14th full-length studio release for the industrial metal band led by Al Jourgensen is its first without guitarist Mike Scaccia, who passed away in 2012.
  • All That Must Be was released by George FitzGerald. The second full-length release for the British electronic producer features guest appearances from Lil Silva, Hudson Scott, Tracey Thorn.
  • Tearing at the Seams was released by Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats. The second full-length release for the Denver-based band was produced by Richard Swift.
  • Lil Boat 2 was released by Lil Yachty. The second full-length studio release for the Atlanta rapper features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Jban$2Turnt, K$upreme, Lil Baby, Lil Pump, Offset, PnB Rock, Quavo, Tee Grizzley, Trippie Redd, Ugly God, and YoungBoy Never Broke Again.
  • I'm Bad Now was released by Nap Eyes. The third full-length release for the Canadian band led by Nigel Chapman was recorded and mixed by Howard Bilerman and Mike Wright.
  • I Need To Start a Garden was released by Haley Heynderickx. The debut full-length release for the Portland, Oregon singer-songwriter was produced by Zak Kimball.
  • TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom for Switch is released. TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom is a platform puzzle game that introduces Bebo, Deephi, Slimmie, Smarts, Willis and Sparky the Turtle. Master new gameplay with multi-character control and turtle-linking, environment manipulation, item deployment and match 3 mechanics that make challenges even more fresh, intense and fun. [Nintendo]

On this day in 2017

  • Howard Hodgkin, British abstract painter, who died at 84.
  • ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug 3 for Switch is released. Marco, Tarma, Eri, and Fio, the four veterans of the elite Sparrows Unit are back in METAL SLUG 3! The popular action shooting series is in its glory, with gorgeous graphics and all the run-and-gun action you can handle. There is no time for indecision. General Morden is on the warpath and you must prevent him from creating the New World Order. Stop the Rebel Army!
  • Blaster Master Zero for Switch is released. Blaster Master Zero is a 8-bit style top-down & sideview 2D action-adventure game that hearkens back to the golden age of the NES.Using the original 1988 NES title "Blaster Master"from Sunsoft as a base, with the addition of new areas and bosses, new gameplay elements such as extra sub-weapons, improved gameplay, a more robust scenario, refined and expanded exploration mechanics, and more.This of course includes new areas and bosses, and new gameplay elements such as extra sub-weapons, improved gameplay when battling outside of your SOPHIA 3rd tank, a more robust scenario, refined and expanded exploration mechanics, and more.-On the sideview maps, take control of the battle tank SOPHIA III and explore your surroundings as you search for the entrance to the dungeon where the area's boss lurks.-Once you find a dungeon entrance, exit SOPHIA III and make your way inside as the hero Jason and take on the mutants inside in top-down mode.-Defeat the mid-bosses and area bosses to acquire new items, sub-weapons, upgrades to SOPHIA III and Jason's equipment, and new abilities and move to the next area.-Incorporation of HD Rumble features into various aspects of the gameplay.-Player 2 can provide support for Player 1 as they traverse through the game in the co-op multiplayer mode.
  • VOEZ for Switch is released. VOEZ is played by touching falling notes in time with the music.Set in a fictional town named Lan Kong Town, which is modelled after Yilan in Taiwan, the story is centred around six high school students who form a band that eventually achieves international fame.Gameplay is simple, requiring players to touch vertically falling notes that have hit a bar on the bottom of the screen.Depending on the song, the number of lanes for the notes increases and they shift side to side, making the screen look as if it is dancing to the music.There are over 100 songs in the library. Three difficulty levels Easy, Hard and Special are available. Players are able to choose difficulty levels according to their skill so they may enjoy all pieces.

On this day in 2016

  • A study by The Journal of Advanced Nursing reported that pop records set a bad example by portraying ageing and old people in a negative light, focusing on dying and physical decline. Researchers trawled the musical archives from the 1930s to the present day for any tracks mentioning old age. The majority,55 out of 76 songs, focused on 'bad' aspects of ageing. The Beatles and Elton John featured on the 'negative list', along with Pulp and The Who..
  • EU Migrant Crisis: Macedonia, Croatia and Slovenia close their borders to migrants trying to reach Northern Europe.
  • Bill Wade, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1958,63; LA Rams, Chicago Bears), who died at 85.
  • John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), who died at 86.
  • Juvenal "Naná'Vasconcelos, Brazilian jazz and world music percussionist, and berimbau player (Pat Metheny, Björk, Milton Nascimento), who died of lung cancer at 71.
  • Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), who died at 91.
  • The Carmichael Show: Season 2 is released. The second season for family comedy includes episodes about Bill Cosby, gentrification, infidelity and Islamophobia.
  • Underground: Season 1 is released. A group of slaves from Georgia led by blacksmith Noah (Aldis Hodge) travel with the help of the underground railroad more than 600 miles towards freedom.
  • Eighth Democratic presidential candidates debate hosted by Univision and the Washington Post and held in Miami, Florida.

On this day in 2015

  • Camille Muffat, Swimmer.
  • Alexis Vastine, Boxer.
  • James Molyneaux [Baron Molyneaux of Killead], MP (Ulster unionist), who died at 94.
  • The Returned (2015): Season 1 is released. Carlton Cuse's American adaption of the French drama Les Revenants (shown on Sundance as The Returned) is also set in a small town where the dead reappear. The returned include Simon (Mat Vairo), a musician who died ten years ago and twin sisters (Sophie Lowe and India Ennenga) who died in a bus accident four years ago. Sheriff Tommy Moran (Kevin Alejandro) and psychologist Peter (Jeremy Sisto) try to help the families including Simon's girlfriend (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and the twins estranged parents (Mark Pelligrino and Tandi Wright).
  • The Velvet Trail was released by Marc Almond. The Soft Cell artist worked with producer Chris Braide on his first full-length solo release since 2010's Variete.
  • Shelter 2 for PC is released. The beauty of nature goes hand in hand with its unforgiving rawness. That is central in Shelter 2, and one of the reasons we chose to make a game about a Lynx. They are in middle of the food chain, and there are far more vicious things out on the cold tundra...Guide a powerful Lynx through vast open landscapes. Give birth to your cubs, raise and strengthen them by mastering your skills for hunting prey. Explore the wild beauty of nature and do everything possible to prepare your family for the vicious entities dwelling on the cold tundra.
  • US President Barack Obama signs an executive order declaring Venezuela a national security threat to the US.

On this day in 2014

  • Resurrection: Season 1 is released. The drama series based on the Jason Mott novel The Returned (not to be confused with the French series of the same name that aired on Sundance or A&E's upcoming adaption of the French show) follows the impact on the families in Arcadia, Missouri after an 8-year boy who supposedly drowned 30 years ago is found unchanged.
  • Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: Season 1 is released. Based on Carl Sagan's original Cosmos series, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts this new version executive produced by Ann Druyan, Steven Soter, and Seth MacFarlane.


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