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  • Independence Day Holiday is being celebrated in Guyana
  • Late May Bank Holiday is being celebrated in Isle Of Man
  • Memorial Day is being celebrated in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Us Virgin Islands
  • National Heroes Day is being celebrated in Turks And Caicos Islands
  • Sovereign's Day is being celebrated in Belize
  • Spring Bank Holiday is being celebrated in Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey
  • People born on this day are Gemini as their zodiac sign.

Today in History

On this day in 2023

  • 76th Cannes Film Festival: French director Justine Triet's "Anatomy of a Fall" wins the Palme d'Or.
  • Ownmckendry, YouTube Star, born in Debrecen, Hungary.
  • Abigail Cardozo, YouTube Star, born in Andorra.
  • Vice President Kamala Harris becomes 1st woman to deliver commencement address at US Military Academy graduation ceremony in West Point, New York.

On this day in 2022

  • " Top Gun Maverick" the sequel starring Tom Cruise, Miles Teller and Jennifer Connelly is released 36 years after the original film.
  • Ringo Starr's fifteenth All-Starr Band debuts in concert; members include: Steve Lukather, Edgar Winter, Colin Hay, Hamish Stuart, Gregg Bissonette, and Warren Ham.
  • Angelo Sodano, Religious Leader.
  • Boris Porena, Italian composer, music theorist, poet, and writer, who died at 94.
  • MOVIES: MAY 27 2022
  • We Feed People is released. Ron Howard's National Geographic-produced documentary spotlights renowned chef José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen’s incredible mission and evolution over 12 years, from being a scrappy group of grassroots volunteers to becoming one of the most highly regarded humanitarian aid organizations in the disaster relief sector. [Disney]
  • Dinner in America is released. An on-the-lam punk rocker and a young woman obsessed with his band go on an unexpected and epic journey together through the decaying suburbs of the American Midwest.
  • MOVIES: PG13
  • 18½ is released. In 1974, a White House transcriber is thrust into the Watergate scandal when she obtains the only copy of the infamous 18½ minute gap in Nixon's tapes.
  • Top Gun: Maverick is released. After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster, ” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.” Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.
  • A Chiara is released. Winner of the Cannes’ Directors' Fortnight Award and a rising voice of Italian cinema, filmmaker Jonas Carpignano continues his exploration of the intricacies of life in contemporary Calabria with this compelling character study of a teenager, Chiara, who gradually comes to discover that her close-knit family is not all that it seems. In this furiously paced drama, Chiara investigates her father’s disappearance just one day after her oldest sister’s birthday. As she gets closer to the difficult truth about her mysteriously missing father—and the crime syndicates that control her region— Chiara is forced to decide what kind of future she wants for herself. [Neon]
  • MOVIES: TV14
  • The Bob's Burgers Movie is released. The story begins when a ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob's Burgers, blocking the entrance indefinitely and ruining the Belchers’ plans for a successful summer. While Bob and Linda struggle to keep the business afloat, the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family's restaurant. As the dangers mount, these underdogs help each other find hope and fight to get back behind the counter, where they belong.
  • Stranger Things: Season 4 is released. The fourth season is split into two "volumes, "with the second beginning 1 July 2022.
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi: Season 1 is released. The latest Star Wars series is set 10 years after the end of Revenge of the Sith with Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) in Tatooine.
  • C'mon You Know was released by Liam Gallagher. The third full-length solo release for Liam Gallagher was produced by Andrew Wyatt and features contributions from such artists as Dave Grohl, Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, Greg Kurstin, and Ariel Rechtshaid.
  • Blue Skies was released by Dehd. The fourth full-length release for the Chicago indie rock trio Dehd was produced by the band's singer/guitarist Jason Balla and mixed by Craig Silvey.
  • Cruel Country was released by Wilco. The 12th full-length studio release for the Chicago indie rock band Wilco was recorded live at their loft with little overdubs.
  • I Used to Think I Could Fly was released by Tate McRae. The debut full-length release for Canadian pop singer-songwriter Tate McRae features contributions from Finneas, Greg Kurstin, and Charlie Puth.
  • From Capelton Hill was released by Stars. The latest full-length release for Canadian indie-pop band Stars was produced with The Besnard Lakes' Jace Lasek (who also mixed the album) and Marcus Paquin.
  • Heart Under was released by Just Mustard. The second full-length release for the Irish rock quintet Just Mustard was self-produced and mixed by Audiobooks' David Wrench.
  • Pac-Man Museum+ for PlayStation 4 is released. PAC-MAN MUSEUM+ presents a unique curated collection of classic and modern PAC-MAN games from the over 40-year history of the storied iconic videogame character’s library. Fans and enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the iconic original arcade classic alongside more modern frenetic titles, including PAC-MAN BATTLE ROYALE, PAC-MAN 256, and more!*Featured Games in PAC-MAN MUSEUM+, include:PAC-MANSUPER PAC-MANPAC & PALPAC-LANDPAC-MANIAPAC-ATTACKPAC-IN-TIMEPAC-MAN ARRANGEMENT Arcade ver.PAC-MAN ARRANGEMENT CS ver.PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITIONPAC MotosPAC’N ROLL REMIXPAC-MAN BATTLE ROYALEPAC-MAN 256
  • Kao the Kangaroo for PlayStation 5 is released. Join Kao on his biggest adventure yet! This time the brave kangaroo has to find his missing sister and solve the mystery of what happened to his long-gone father. He will need to travel the world and confront the famous fighting masters, who are influenced by the mysterious, dark power. On the course of his journey, Kao will learn under the guidance of his master - Walt, how to become not only an awesome fighter but also a clever one who uses his head as much as his fists.

On this day in 2021

  • "Friends"reunion screens,17 years after the TV sitcom series ended.
  • English playwright William Shakespeare reported to have died after receiving COVID-19 pandemic vaccine by Argentine news channel Chanal 26 (case of mistaken identity, the Bard died in 1616).
  • Cornelis] Kees de Jager, Dutch astronomer (predicted solar variations), who died at 100.
  • Carla Fracci, Dancer.
  • Lorina Kamburova, TV Actress.
  • William Jay Sydeman, American avant-garde composer, who died at 93.
  • Blue Miracle is released. To save their cash-strapped orphanage, a guardian and his kids partner with a washed-up boat captain for a chance to win a lucrative fishing competition.
  • Friends: The Reunion is released. The cast of "Friends"return to the original soundstage where they filmed the series to reminisce and test their knowledge of the show against each other in the special that also includes appearances from David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.
  • Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground for PC is released. The first strategy videogame adaptation of Age of Sigmar’s dark-fantasy universe. Lead your highly-customisable force, and unlock new units, equipment and skills in this dynamic turn-based game packed with fast-paced warfare.
  • The Longest Road on Earth for PC is released. A thoughtful and deeply personal title with stripped-down mechanics. The lack of dialogue or text allows you to create your own narrative through your time with four characters. Each short story will allow players to be swept away by the haunting lyrics of over twenty original, nostalgic songs.
  • Solasta: Crown of the Magister for PC is released. Roll for initiative, take attacks of opportunity, manage player location and the verticality of the battle field in this Turn-Based Tactical RPG based on the SRD 5.1 Ruleset. In Solasta, you make the choices, dice decide your destiny.
  • Tainted Grail: Conquest for PC is released. Avalon is dying. King Arthur is long gone, and Knights of the Round Table are in disarray. Guardian Menhirs, the only thing that makes it possible for humans to survive in this remote land, are going dark. Your village chose its best and brightest and sent them on an epic quest to reach Kamelot, find the Grail, and save the land.You were not among them.They've never returned, and now it's your turn to lead a band of unlikely heroes, the only ones this land can still provide. These ordinary people set off far too late, under-equipped for the task ahead, and with little hope of success.Tainted Grail is a dark fantasy open-world RPG with fresh turn-based exploration and combat. It is based around deep, immersive story from one of the best and most innovative board games (biggest Kickstarter project of 2018!), but introduces a whole new experience crafted directly for PC.
  • Sumire for Switch is released. One Day, One Life. Embark on a mysterious journey to help Sumire achieve her deepest wishes, before the day ends and the sky turns to twilight. Sumire is an indie narrative adventure, featuring a one-day journey through a picturesque Japanese village. In this enchanted place, a disenchanted girl named Sumire meets a mischievous spirit who makes her a deal to fulfill her most desired wish.But in order to see this wish come true, she must complete a series of tasks in return, before night falls and this special day reaches its end.
  • Pathway for Switch is released. The year is 1936...In a time of global turmoil, Nazi influence spreads inexorably across Europe and the Middle East. Rumors are abound of secret excavations and mysterious artifacts, not to mention the odd whisperings and tales of gruesome occult rituals...It's up to you to assemble a team of bold adventurers, and journey through the deserts, explore bunkers, and temples of Northern Africa to discover their hidden treasures and secrets before they fall into the hands of Nazi forces. You and your companions must work together to overcome overwhelming odds - the fate of the world depends on it!You haven't heard this one before...Every campaign is generated when it begins, so no two adventures will ever be the same! You never know what's around the next corner - so stay on your toes! Even the most seasoned adventurers can uncover new and exciting discoveries.Adventures full of mysteryJourney into the unknown and uncover hidden secrets, treasures, characters, and events which have been buried away. There's a wealth of discoveries to be found, and surprises to excite you throughout each adventure!Learn from your mistakesIn Pathway, defeat isn't necessarily the end of your adventure. Characters will retain their experience after defeat, so players can invest into building a team which will get progressively stronger! There's even rare equipment and advanced skills and abilities to unlock for every adventurer.Features:* DYNAMIC ADVENTURES - Discover 5 different campaigns of varying difficulty, with each and every attempt generating a new web of encounters and unique storyline.* TOUGH CHOICES - Every explored location presents you with one of over 400 hand-crafted story events. Search the well? Save the villagers? It's up to you!* DECISIVE CONFLICTS - Use cover and positioning in exciting turn-based squad combat. Learn to make the best use of your equipment and your team's abilities, to vanquish a relentless foe, in ruthless and clever ways!* BUILD YOUR TEAM OF ADVENTURERS - Each of Pathway's 16 unlockable characters has their own skills, weaknesses and quirks, from the almighty melee strength of Brunhilda, to rifle expert daredevil Jackson, and knife-wielding huntress Shani.* HIDDEN TREASURES - Unearth riches untold, from common weaponry to rare and unique items with special abilities. Perfect your load-out and cash-in on your high-value treasures for a tidy profit.* THRILLING VISUALS - Classic 16-bit pixel art enhanced with unprecedented depth, lighting and shadows using Pixel/Voxel Hybrid Technology.* RECOVER & REPLAY - Sometimes failure is the best path to winning. Progressively explore the procedurally generated world, and grow stronger and learn more with each defeat, taking your loot with you even after death.With soundtrack by the critically-acclaimed composer, Gavin Harrison of Halfway fame!
  • Earth Defense Force: World Brothers for Switch is released. A new battlefield appears in the "EDF"series. This time, the world becomes the square Earth. The name of this game is "EARTH DEFENSE FORCE: WORLD BROTHERS". This game takes place in the 3D voxel world, which everything is made up of square pieces. In this world, the Earth is not round but square. And now, this voxel Earth is fallen apart into square pieces, breaking its blocky peace. But whether round or square, the Earth must be the Earth. So now, the player and the "EARTH DEFENSE FORCE"must rise to the occasion and save the day to restore a shattered Voxel Earth to one peace.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron makes statement recognizing France's role in 1994 genocide meeting with Rwanda President Paul Kagame in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • US President Joe Biden calls for a ceasefire in the Tigray conflict, north Ethiopia, citing killings and "widespread sexual violence"as a weapon of war.

On this day in 2020

  • Spain begins 10 days of mourning for victims of COVID-19 pandemic with death toll just under 27,000.
  • Locust swarms in western and central India worst since 1993 after spreading from Pakistan and Iran and due to extreme weather.
  • America's COVID-19 pandemic death toll passes 100,000 (Johns Hopkins figures) equal to number of US servicemen and women killed in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan put together.
  • Liesbeth Migchelsen, Dutch soccer defender (97 caps; FFC Heike Rheine, SV Fortuna Wormerveer, AZ Alkmaar), who died from cancer at 49.
  • Larry Kramer, American playwright and AIDS activist, who died at 84.
  • On the Record is released. On The Record presents the story of music executive Drew Dixon (collaborator on hit records by Method Man and Mary J. Blige, Estelle and Kanye West, and Whitney Houston) as she grapples with her decision to become one of the first women of color, in the wake of #MeToo, to come forward and publicly accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual assault. The documentary chronicles not only Dixon's story but that of several other accusers – Sil Lai Abrams, Sheri Sher – delving deeply into the ways women of colors' voices are all too often silenced and ignored when they allege sexual assault; as well as the cultural forces that pressure them to remain silent.
  • Love Life: Season 1 is released. Darby (Anna Kendrick) searches for love in New York in this anthology series created by Sam Boyd.
  • We Hunt Together: Season 1 is released. DS Lola Franks (Eve Myles) and DI Jackson Mendy (Babou Ceesay) search for two killers in the form of the free-spirited Freddy (Hermione Corfield) and ex-child soldier Baba (Dipo Ola) in the thriller written by Gaby Hull.[Originally premiered in the UK on UKTV's Alibi on 27 May 2020]
  • The Not Too Late Show with Elmo: Season 1 is released. Elmo hosts a talk show that includes guests from Sesame Street and celebrities such as Jimmy Fallon, The Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X, Blake Lively, John Mullaney, and John Oliver
  • Legendary: Season 1 is released. Competing for a cash prize, eight voguing houses will be judged in fashion and dance challenges by a panel that includes Jameela Jamil, Leiomy Maldonado, Megan Thee Stallion, and Law Roach in this ball culture competitive series hosted by Dashaun Wesley.
  • Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich is released. The four-part documentary series directed by Lisa Bryant features interviews with young women who were victimized by the now-deceased billionaire and a look at how he used his money and influence to stay out of jail over the years.
  • Looney Tunes Cartoons: Season 1 is released. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Foghorn Leghorn, Pepé le Pew, Sylvester, Porky Pig, Taz, Tweety Bird, and Yosemite Sam are just some of the Warner Bros. characters who return with new stories.

On this day in 2019

  • European Parliament elections result in centralist parties losing their majority with liberals, the Greens and nationalists picking up more votes.
  • Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz removed from office after a no-confidence vote in parliament, Vice Chancellor Hartwig Löger appointed interim chancellor.
  • World's rivers widely contaminated with antibiotics according to new global study of 711 sites.
  • Bill Buckner, American MLB 1st baseman (1986 World Series infamous fielding error; NL batting champ 1980), who died of dementia at 69.
  • Gabriel Diniz, World Music Singer.
  • The Hot Zone: Season 1 is released. When a highly infectious virus with no known cure appears at the Reston Monkey Facility in 1989, U.S. Army veterinarian Dr. Nancy Jaax (Julianna Margulies) works to stop it from spreading in this six-part miniseries based on Richard Preston's 1995 nonfiction book about Ebola.
  • Banner of the Maid for PC is released. Banner of the Maid is a turn-base strategy game set in the time of the French Revolution. You will lead the army to break through the difficulties and experience the different stories of that most uncommon time with wine of salon and the smoke of battlefield.

On this day in 2018

  • South Korean boy band BTS are the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 with their album "Love Yourself: Tear".
  • Oil workers for Brazilian state oil company Petrobrás join the truckers'national strike.
  • Russell Nype, American singer and actor (The Stuff, Call Me Madam, Dorothy), who died at 98.
  • Donald Herod Peterson, American USAF Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-6), who died of Alzheimer's disease and bone cancer, at 84.
  • Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, who died at 81.
  • The Fourth Estate: Season 1 is released. The four-part documentary series directed by Liz Garbus features the editors and reporters at The New York Times as they cover President Trump's first year.
  • Italian PM-designate Giuseppe Conte gives up attempt to form coalition government after President Sergio Matarella vetoes his choice of economy minister.

On this day in 2017

  • In Bangalore, India, white puffy toxic foam begins spilling out of Varthur Lake onto city streets.
  • Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel at the age of 27 weds Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr at the age of 34 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Gregg Allman, American Hammond organist, guitarist and vocalist (The Allman Brothers Band - "Whipping Post"), who died of cancer at 69.
  • Billy Innes, Race Car Driver.
  • English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Arsenal beats Chelsea,2-1; Aaron Ramsey scores 79'winner as Arsène Wenger becomes most successful manager in FA Cup history, winning his 7th title.

On this day in 2016

  • 3 ships in 3 days sink carrying immigrants across the Mediterraneann, drowning over 700 people.
  • Presenting Princess Shaw is released. The true story of the incredible Princess Shaw and the enigmatic composer Kutiman, who discovers her from the other side of the world. By day, Samantha Montgomery cares for the elderly in one of New Orleans’s toughest neighborhoods. By night, she writes and sings her own songs as Princess Shaw on her confessional YouTube channel. Raw and vulnerable, her voice is a diamond in the rough. Across the globe, Ophir Kutiel creates video mash ups of amateur YouTube performers. Known as Kutiman, he is a composer, a musician, and a pioneering video artist embraced by the world of fine art. Two strangers, almost 7,000 miles apart, begin to build a song. The film unfolds as Kutiman pairs Princess Shaw’s emotional performances in a beautiful expression of generosity and compassion, revealing the bonafide star underneath and her fight to never give up on her dreams.
  • The Idol is released. Gaza. Synonymous to so many with conflict, destruction and despair but to Mohammed Assaf, and his sister Nour, Gaza is their home and their playground. It’s where they, along with their best friends Ahmad and Omar, play music, football and dare to dream big. Their band might play on second hand, beaten up instruments but their ambitions are sky-high. For Mohammed and Nour, nothing less than playing the world famous Cairo Opera Hall will do. It might take them a lifetime to get there but, as Mohammed will find out, some dreams are worth living for. [Adopt Films]
  • Chevalier is released. In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be butchered, and blood will be tested. Friends will become rivals and rivals will become hungry. But at the end of the journey, when the game is over, the man who wins will be the best man. And he will wear on his smallest finger the victory ring: the Chevalier.
  • Jia Zhangke, A guy from Fenyang is released. Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles accompanies the prolific Chinese director Jia Zhangke on a walk down memory lane, as he revisits his hometown and other locations used in creating his ever-growing body of work. At each location, they visit Jia's family, friends, and former colleagues, and their conversations range from his mother's tales of him as a young boy to amusing remembrances of school days and film shoots to memories of his father and to the shared understanding that if not for pirated DVDs, much of Jia's work would go unseen in China. All roads traveled are part of one journey; the destination of which is Jia's relationship to his past and to his country. The confluence of storytelling, intellect, and politics informing all of Jia's work is brought to light in this lovely, intimate portrait of the artist on his way to the future. [Kino Lorber]
  • Holy Hell is released. In 1985, recent film school graduate Will Allen became a member of The Buddhafield, a Los Angeles area spiritual group. Also acting as the group’s official videographer, he began to document their activities, which centered on the mysterious leader they called Michel, or The Teacher. Over time, the group’s dark side began to surface as total devotion turned to paranoia, until finally, unexpected truths about their enlightened leader were revealed – all in front of Allen’s camera.
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass is released. Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp).
  • MOVIES: PG13
  • X-Men: Apocalypse is released. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction. [20th Century Fox]
  • The Ones Below is released. Eagerly awaiting their first child, a young couple in a tiny London suburb become involved in a psychological battle of wills with the tenants in the apartment downstairs.
  • The Do-Over is released. The life of a bank manager is turned upside down when a friend from his past manipulates him into faking his own death and taking off on an adventure.
  • Bloodline: Season 2 is released. Danny continues to cause consequences and bring secrets to surface for his family in the form of his until-now unknown son (Owen Teague), a man from his past (John Leguizamo), and a woman named Evangeline (Andrea Riseborough).
  • British Road Movies was released by Kate Jackson. The debut solo full-length release for the Long Blondes singer was produced by Bernard Butler.
  • All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us was released by Architects. The seventh full-length release for the British metalcore band was produced by Henrik Udd and Fredrik Nordström.
  • Congrats was released by Holy Fuck. The fourth full-length release for the Canadian electronic band was recorded in a studio over three days.
  • Masterpiece was released by Big Thief. This is the debut full-length release for the Brooklyn folk-influenced rock band led by Adrianne Lenker.
  • Kidsticks was released by Beth Orton. The seventh full-length release for the British singer-songwriter is her first since moving to California and was produced by Andrew Hung of Fuck Buttons.
  • Everything's Beautiful was released by Robert Glasper. Robert Glasper took master takes and outtakes of Miles Davis' work and produced new songs with vocals from Erykah Badu, Bilal, Hiatus Kaiyote, Illa J, Ledisi, KING, Laura Mvula, John Scofield, and Stevie Wonder.
  • Good Luck and Do Your Best was released by Gold Panda. The third full-length release for the British electronic producer was influenced by his visits to Japan.
  • Goodness was released by The Hotelier. The third full-length release for the Massachusetts indie rock band was produced by Seth Manchester.
  • Good Times! was released by The Monkees. Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Peter Tork celebrate the 50th anniversary of the pop band with its first new release in 20 years that features songs written by such artists as Rivers Cuomo, Neil Diamond, Noel Gallagher, Andy Partridge, and producer Adam Schlesinger.
  • The Dream Is Over was released by PUP. The second full-length release for the Toronto punk band was recorded despite a diagnosis of a possible end of Stefan Babcock's singing career due to a hemorrhaging cyst on his vocal cords if he continued.
  • The Lexicon of Love II was released by ABC. Martin Fry worked with Anne Dudley on the sequel to his 1982 album The Lexicon Of Love.
  • Summer of '13 was released by Malcolm Middleton. The first new solo release for the Scottish artist under his real name in seven years features contributions from De Rosa's Martin John Henry, First Aid Kit drummer Scott Simpson and Beta Band's Gordon Anderson.
  • Skin was released by Flume. The second full-length release for Australian electronic producer Harley Streten features guest appearances from AlunaGeorge, Beck, Kai, Allan Kingdom, Kucka, Little Dragon, Tove Lo, Vic Mensa, MNDR, Raekwon, and Vince Staples.
  • The Ride was released by Catfish and the Bottlemen. The second full-length release for the Welsh alternative rock band was produced by Dave Sardy.
  • The Yard Work Simulator was released by Max Graef. The debut full-length collaboration from the Berlin-based producers Max Graef and Glenn Astro features influences from electronic, funk, hip-hop, and jazz.
  • To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere was released by Thrice. The California alternative rock band return from a five year hiatus with its ninth full-length studio release produced by Eric Palmquist.
  • 7/27 was released by Fifth Harmony. The second full-length release for the pop group formed during the second season of The X Factor features guest appearances from Missy Elliott, Fetty Wap, and Ty Dolla Sign.
  • X-Communicate was released by Kristin Kontrol. The debut full-length solo release for the Dum Dum Girls' Kristin Welchez was produced by Kurt Feldman and Andrew Miller.

On this day in 2015

  • Golden State Warriors win the NBA Western Conference.
  • Gordon Hobday, English scientist (developed penicillin with Alexander Fleming, worked on Ibuprofen), who died at 99.
  • Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver, who died at 86.
  • Mr. Robot: Season 1 is released. Elliot (Rami Malek), a computer programmer who works for a cyber-security firm, is recruited by an underground hacker group run by a man known only as Mr. Robot (Christian Slater), to bring down corporations including ones his company is hired to protect.
  • Chrissybaby Forever was released by Christopher Owens. The third solo album for the ex-Girls frontman was co-produced with JJ Wiesler and was a surprise release on Bandcamp.

On this day in 2014

  • The director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde calls for "tougher regulation and tighter supervision"of banking sector.
  • Royalty Brown, Family Member, born in Texas.
  • Helma Sanders-Brahms, German director and writer (Apple Trees; Germany, Pale Mother), who died of cancer at 73.
  • The Night Shift: Season 1 is released. The medical drama follows the night shift at San Antonio Memorial that includes manager Michael Ragosa (Freddy Rodriguez), Afghanistan veteran Dr. TC Callahan (Eoin Macken), Dr. Jordan Alexander (Jill Flint), Dr. Topher Zia (Ken Leung), Dr. Drew Alister (Brendan Fehr), Dr. Landry de la Cruz (Daniella Alonso), resident Paul Cummings (Robert Bailey Jr.), nurse Kenny (JR Lemon), and intern Krista (Jeananne Goossen).
  • The Moon Rang Like a Bell was released by Hundred Waters. This is the second full-length release for the experimental pop group led by Nicole Miglis.
  • No Peace was released by Trash Talk. The fifth full-length studio release for the Sacramento harcore punk band features guest appearances from King Rule and Wiki.
  • Songs was released by John Fullbright. The follow-up to the Oklahoma singer-songwriter's 2012 Grammy-nominated debut From The Ground Up was co-produced with Wes Sharon.
  • In Conflict was released by Owen Pallett. The fourth solo studio release for the Canadian composer features contributions from Brian Eno and the Czech FILMharmonic Orchestra.
  • Initiation was released by Haunted Hearts. The debut full-length release for the collaboration between husband-and-wife duo of Dee Dee of Dum Dum Girls and Brandon of Crocodiles was mixed by Jorge Elbrecht.
  • Eyehategod was released by Eyehategod. The fifth full-length studio release for the New Orleans hardcore band is the final album with drummer Joey LaCaze, who passed away in August of 2013.
  • Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse was released by Mariah Carey. The first original studio release in five years for the R&B/pop singer features guest appearances from Fabolous, Miguel, Nas, Wale, and her twins.
  • Dereconstructed was released by Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires. The second full-length release for the Alabama Southern rock band led by Lee Bains III was produced by Tim Kerr.
  • Divide and Exit was released by Sleaford Mods. The follow-up to 2013 release "Austerity Dogs"from the British punk duo of Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn.
  • Are We There was released by Sharon Van Etten. The fourth full-length release for the singer-songwriter was self-produced.
  • A U R O R A was released by Ben Frost. The fifth full-length studio release for the Iceland-based Australian producer was influenced by his time in the eastern Congo.
  • A Letter Home was released by Neil Young. Originally released on vinyl for Third Man Records on Record Store Day, the 12-track lo-fi covers album from the Canadian singer-songwriter features songs from such artists as Bob Dylan, The Everly Brothers, Bert Jansch, Willie Nelson, Phil Ochs, and Bruce Springsteen.
  • Magicka: Wizard Wars for PC is released. Magicka: Wizard Wars is a sandbox action PvP game that utilizes the humor and dynamic spellcasting system of Magicka, tasking players to form teams of four and blaze their way across the battlefield together, combining elements to cast hundreds of different spells to generate a broad variety of offensive and defensive effects. Each player can design a persistent and personalized wizard with hundreds of unique items and guide them to glory.Wizard Wars is a Fun-to-Play Team-based PvP experience, filled with tongue-in-cheek references to popular media and current events. With short rounds and unpredictable strategies, Wizard Wars gives both novice players and experienced MOBA veterans a unique tactical depth in every encounter.
  • The Wolf Among Us: Episode 4 - In Sheep's Clothing for PC is released. The penultimate episode from The Wolf Among Us, a five episode series from developer Telltale Games where your every decision can have enormous consequences. As Bigby Wolf, the wolf in human form, you discover that the brutal, bloody murder of a Fable is just a taste of things to come.
  • Ace Combat Infinity for PlayStation 3 is released. The infinite blue of the open skies awaits not only veteran but also budding flying aces in Ace Combat Infinity, the first free-to-play game in the hit franchise from Namco Bandai Games. Evolving the legendary series with a brand new story and innovative multiplayer, the game turns the sky into an endless blue battleground, bursting with aerial drama and destruction. Ace Combat Infinity will let every player become a deadly flying ace, as they embark on a series of high velocity missions.
  • Mind Zero for PlayStation Vita is released. Mind Zero is a first-person dungeon crawler where you fight with your MINDs (literally and figuratively). Kei is a typical high school student until his life is turned upside down when he forms a contract with a MIND, a weapon/being with deadly powers. With the government and other forces trailing him and his friends, Kei will need to discover the secret behind MIND before it’s too late.
  • Monster Monpiece for PlayStation Vita is released. Based on an authentic card battle of deep strategies, this title depicts an adventure story of charming characters.
  • Lemmings Touch for PlayStation Vita is released. Control the fate of the lovable Lemmings with your fingertips.-Save the clumsy Lemmings from certain doom in over 100 perilous new levels, puzzles and all-new ways to play.-Control your green-haired friends using the PS Vita touchscreen and assign them jobs and abilities using the intuitive new Skill Cloud.-Beware of the fiery red mischevious Lemming - he's waiting to invade your levels, cause trouble and spread even more mayhem.-Zoom in and use the touchscreen to activate special objects to save your Lemmings - like cannons, trampolines and movable platforms.
  • Sly Cooper Collection for PlayStation Vita is released. Also known as The Sly Trilogy. The Sly Collection features three PlayStation 2 action-packed classic hits (Sly Cooper and the Thievius Racconus, Sly 2: Band of Thieves and Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves).
  • Watch Dogs for Xbox One is released. In the modern uber-connected world, Chicago has the nation's most advanced and integrated computer system – one which controls almost every facet of city technology and maintains critical information on all of the city's residents. You assume the role of Aiden Pearce, a notorious hacker and former thug, whose criminal past lead to a violent family tragedy. Now on the hunt for those people who have hurt your family, you will be able to monitor and hack all who surround you while manipulating the city's systems to stop traffic lights, download personal information, manipulate the electrical grid and more. Use the entire city of Chicago as your personal weapon and exact your signature brand of revenge.


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