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Today in History

On this day in 2023

    On this day in 2022

    • EVENTS
    • European Space Agency is the first to announce the inclusion of a disabled person amongst their new class of astronauts - Britain's John McFall.
    • DEATHS
    • David Johnson, English soccer forward (8 caps; Liverpool FC, Ipswich Town, Everton, Manchester City), who died at 71.
    • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is released. All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is an epic, emotional and interconnected story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin told through her slideshows, intimate interviews, ground-breaking photography, and rare footage of her personal fight to hold the Sackler family accountable for the overdose crisis. [Neon]
    • Lady Chatterley's Lover is released. Based on the classic D.H. Lawrence novel, a story well ahead of its time, we follow the life of Lady Chatterley (Emma Corrin), a woman born to a life of wealth and privilege, who soon finds herself married to a man that she eventually falls out of love with. Lady Chatterley engages in a torrid affair with a gamekeeper (Jack O'Connell) on their English estate, discovering more desire and intimacy than she thought possible. When she realizes that she has fallen heart and soul, she breaks all traditions of the day and seeks happiness with the man she loves.
    • Nanny is released. Aisha (Anna Diop), a woman who recently emigrated from Senegal, is hired to care for the daughter of an affluent couple (Michelle Monaghan and Morgan Spector) living in New York City. Haunted by the absence of the young son she left behind, Aisha hopes her new job will afford her the chance to bring him to the U.S., but becomes increasingly unsettled by the family’s volatile home life. As his arrival approaches, a violent presence begins to invade both her dreams and her reality, threatening the American dream she is painstakingly piecing together.
    • MOVIES: PG
    • Strange World is released. Strange World journeys deep into an uncharted and treacherous land where fantastical creatures await the legendary Clades, a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest—and by far— most crucial mission.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is released. In Rian Johnson's Knives Out follow-up, detective Benoit Blanc travels to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery involving a new cast of suspects.
    • Devotion is released. Devotion, an aerial war epic based on the bestselling book of the same name, tells the harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy's most celebrated wingmen.
    • Echo 3: Season 1 is released. After scientist Amber Chesborough (Jessica Ann Collins) disappears near the Colombia-Venezuela border, her brother (Luke Evans) and her husband (Michiel Huisman) set out to find her in this series based on Omri Givon's Israeli series "When Heroes Fly"and inspired by Amir Gutfreund novel of the same name.
    • Wednesday: Season 1 is released. Wednesday Addams (Jenna Ortega) discovers mysteries in town and about her parents, while learning to control her psychic powers at Nevermore Academy, the boarding school she is sent to after being kicked out of her public high school.

    On this day in 2021

    • EVENTS
    • Egypt reopens its 3000 year old Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor with a grand ceremony.
    • At least 45 people are killed when a bus crashes and catches fire, near Sofia, Bulgaria.
    • Manuscript of early workings of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity "one of the most important scientific documents of the 20th century" sells at auction for $13 million.
    • NASA launches its DART Mission, to test technology to prevent future impact on earth by hazardous asteroid, by deliberately crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid (in a real life echo of the movie Armageddon).
    • Death's Door for Switch is released. Reaping souls of the dead and punching a clock might get monotonous but it's honest work for a Crow. The job gets lively when your assigned soul is stolen and you must track down a desperate thief to a realm untouched by death - where creatures grow far past their expiry and overflow with greed and power.Talon Sharp Combat: Utilize melee weapons, arrows and magic to overcome a fantastic array of beasts and demigods. Mistakes are punished and victory is rewarded. Gain an edge by customizing your character stats and mastering the abilities and upgrades you obtain.A Beautifully Bleak World: Venture beyond the Doors and explore a land full of twisted inhabitants and countless secrets, bringing hope to the weird and wonderful characters you'll meet along the way.A Dark Mystery to Unravel: Track down and defeat colossal tyrants with stories and motivations of their own. Experience a somber yet darkly comedic tale, uncovering the truths behind the flow of souls, the role of the Crows and the origin of the Doors.
    • SPORTS
    • Bill Virdon, American baseball outfielder, manager, coach (NL Rookie of the Year 1955; World Series 1960; Gold Glove 1962), who died at 90.

    On this day in 2020

    • EVENTS
    • Charli D'Amelio becomes the first person to hit 100 million followers on TikTok.
    • China launches Chang’e-5 mission to the Moon from Wenchang space site, Hainan Island, to collect lunar rock and soil samples.
    • AstraZeneca is the third drugmaker to report an effective vaccine for COVID-19 pandemic (62% or 90% effective depending on how it is given) and easy-to make and distribute.
    • DEATHS
    • Anele Ngcongca, South African soccer defender (53 caps; Genk), who died in a car accident at 33.
    • Abby Dalton, American actress (Joey Bishop Show), who died at 88.
    • Hal Ketchum, American country singer (Small Town Saturday Night), who died at 67.
    • Black Narcissus is released. Set in 1934, Sister Clodagh (Gemma Arterton) brings a group of nuns to the palace of Mopu in the Himalayas to establish a new convent, but secrets and arrivals of Mr. Dean (Alessandro Nivola) and General Dilip Rai (Chaneil Kular) bring forth forbidden desires in this three-episode limited series based on the novel by Rumer Godden (that was also adapted into a 1947 film of the same name).
    • David Dinkins, American politician (1st African American Mayor of NYC 1990-93), who died at 93.

    On this day in 2019

    • EVENTS
    • Sumatran rhino officially declared extinct in Malaysia after last known specimen,25-year-old Iman, who died of cancer in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
    • DEATHS
    • Walter Spink, American professor and world expert on South Asian art and architecture (Ajanta caves), who died at 91.
    • Barbara Hillary, American adventurer,1st black woman to reach the North Pole, who died at 88.
    • SPORTS
    • Accounts showed that Guns N’ Roses Not In This Lifetime tour had raked in more than half a billion dollars during it's three-year run grossing $584.2 million (£455.1m). The tour, which kicked off in 2016, sold 5,371,891 tickets, making it the third highest-grossing tour, according to Billboard Boxscore..

    On this day in 2018

    • EVENTS
    • Alabama police kill the wrong suspect after a gunman shoots 18-year-old man and 12-year-old girl at Riverchase Galleria Mall in Hoovermall.
    • Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana apologize for culturally insensitive video and media posts insulting Chinese culture, cancel Shanghai fashion show.
    • Phil Mickelson claims $9m winner-takes-all prize in dramatic matchplay golf duel with Tiger Woods, finishing under floodlights in Las Vegas; match goes to 22nd hole before Mickelson sinks 4-foot putt for rich victory.
    • US Federal Climate report finds climate change will reduce economy by 10% by 2100 with $141 billion cost from heat-related deaths, $118 billion from sea level rise.
    • Canadian singer Justin Bieber at the age of 24 confirms he has married American model Hailey Baldwin at the age of 22.
    • DEATHS
    • Nicolas Roeg, Director.
    • Shoplifters is released. After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces.Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.
    • Becoming Astrid is released. The teenaged Astrid Lindgren (Alba August) leads a carefree life with her family in rural Sweden. Eager to break free from her strict religious upbringing, she accepts an internship at a local newspaper where she attracts the attention of its married editor, Blomberg (Henrik Rafaelsen). When Astrid becomes pregnant, she is forced to leave her childhood home for Copenhagen to secretly give birth to a son, Lasse, whom she reluctantly leaves with a foster mother, Marie (Trine Dyrholm). Astrid goes into self-imposed exile in Stockholm, refusing Blomberg’s offer of marriage but saving up her paltry salary for visits to see her son. When Marie falls ill, Astrid uses her imagination and flair for storytelling to reconnect with her child. In spite of her struggles, she emerges with a newfound courage that will form the foundation of a vast and beloved body of work.
    • The Great Buddha+ is released. Pickle is a night security guard at a bronze statue factory. His colleague, Belly Bottom, works as a recycling collector during the day, and Pickle's biggest pleasure in life is flicking through the porn magazines Belly Bottom collects in the small hours in the security room. Having late night snacks and watching television are an integral part of their dull lives. One day when the television is broken, their lives are changed forever.
    • The Cleaners is released. When you post something on the web, can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn't like - violence, pornography and - political content. Who is controlling what we see and what we think?
    • MOVIES: NOVEMBER 23 2018
    • Amazing Grace is released. A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
    • MOVIES: R
    • The Favourite is released. Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way. [Fox Searchlight]
    • ALBUMS
    • The Sound of Music was released by Laibach. The Slovenian collective re-records the songs from The Sound of Music film as well as some North Korean songs (they performed in North Korea in 2015).
    • Wham! Bang! Pow! Let's Rock Out! was released by Art Brut. The first new full-length release for the art pop band in seven years was produced by Jim Moray.
    • A Million and One was released by My Brightest Diamond. The fifth full-length release for the singer-songwriter Shara Nova was inspired by such artists as Carl Craig, Patti Smith, The White Stripes, and Stevie Wonder.
    • Phoenix was released by Rita Ora. The second full-length release for the pop singer includes an Avicii track, as well as guest appearances from Bebe Rexha, Cardi B, Charli XCX, Julia Michaels, Liam Payne, and Rudimental.
    • Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics for Xbox One is released. Explore the Lovecraft-meets-WW2 universe of Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics, a turn-based tactical strategy game set in the award-winning Achtung! Cthulhu universe.

    On this day in 2017

    • EVENTS
    • Papua New Guinea Police storm Manus Island refugee camp, forcibly removing asylum seekers.
    • DEATHS
    • Jim Darlington, Race Car Driver.
    • Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP), who died at 93.
    • Gene Marmor, Race Car Driver.
    • Carol Neblett, American operatic soprano (Metropolitan Opera,1979-93), who died at 71.
    • Stela Popescu, Movie Actress.
    • She's Gotta Have It (2017): Season 1 is released. Spike Lee's 1986 film is updated into a 10-episodes series where Brooklyn artist Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) struggles to balance work, friends and her three lovers: model Greer Childs (Cleo Anthony), investment banker Jamie Overstreet (Lyriq Bent) and “Da Original B-Boy Sneakerhead” Mars Blackmon (Anthony Ramos).
    • Mantis Burn Racing for Switch is released. The race is on in Mantis Burn Racing, where fast-paced bumper-to-bumper racing combines with intuitive, tactile gameplay and stunning visuals in one of the best-looking and most immersive top-down racers around. Drive incredible built-for-racing vehicles across highly detailed, visually stunning tracks, in high-risk, high-speed races where winning is everything. Prove your skills in an extensive career mode and take on friends with 4-player local split-screen racing and online modes for up to 8 players in 'one-more-go' style competitive racing. With a RPG-style upgrade system providing players with deep tactical choices and excellent replay-ability, this is racing at its rawest but most exciting!The race is on!
    • Worms W.M.D for Switch is released. The worms are back in their most destructive game yet. With a gorgeous, hand-drawn 2D look, brand new weapons, the introduction of crafting, vehicles and buildings plus the return of some much-loved classic weapons and gameplay, Worms W.M.D is the best worms experience ever.Work your way through 30 campaign levels of increasing difficulty using the huge arsenal of new and classic weapons at your disposal. Use new vehicles to cause chaos amongst the enemy ranks and use buildings to gain the tactical advantage as you try to dominate the battlefield!Take on up to five opponents in hilarious all-out tactical worm warfare with up to eight worms each, either in local or online multiplayer, including ranked play. Flatten your opponents with the Concrete Donkey. Turn them into chunks of worm meat with the Holy Hand Grenade. Rain down hell from above in helicopters or pound them into oblivion with the tank. With 80 weapons and utilities at your fingertips, this is Worms at its chaotic best!
    • SPORTS
    • Brazilian footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for rape in Italy.

    On this day in 2016

    • EVENTS
    • Joe Esposito, a close friend and aide of Elvis Presley died at the age of 78. Esposito was Presley's professional assistant and a member of his inner circle, known as the "Memphis Mafia". He was one of two best men at the star's wedding to Priscilla in 1967 and a pallbearer at his funeral in 1977..
    • DEATHS
    • Peggy Kirk, American golfer, (Titleholders Championship 1949), who died at 95.
    • Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (Manuel In Fawlty Towers), who died at 86.
    • MOVIES: PG
    • Moana is released. Moana, a spirited teenager and born navigator, sets sail from the ancient South Pacific islands of Oceania in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore. [Walt Disney Studios]
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Rules Don't Apply is released. It’s Hollywood,1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey (Lily Collins), under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty), arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes (Alden Ehrenreich), who is engaged to be married to his 7th grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction not only puts their religious convictions to the test, but also defies Hughes’ #1 rule: no employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress. Hughes’ behavior intersects with Marla and Frank in very separate and unexpected ways, and as they are drawn deeper into his bizarre world, their values are challenged and their lives are changed.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Bad Santa 2 is released. Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie Soke (Billy Bob Thornton) teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus (Tony Cox), to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is ‘the kid’ - chubby and cheery Thurman Merman (Brett Kelly), a 250-pound ray of sunshine who brings out Willie’s sliver of humanity. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie’s horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke (Kathy Bates). A super butch super bitch, Sunny raises the bar for the gang’s ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior. Willie is further burdened by lusting after the curvaceous and prim Diane (Christina Hendricks), the charity director with a heart of gold and libido of steel.
    • Allied is released. Allied is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.
    • SPORTS
    • Ralph Branca, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1947–49; pitched “Shot Heard Round the World”), who died at 90.

    On this day in 2015

    • EVENTS
    • Lydia Ko (18) of New Zealand wins women's LPGA Player of the Year and retains the Race to the CME Globe title worth $1 million.
    • Taylor Swift dominated the American Music Awards, winning three prizes, including album of the year and song of the year. One Direction were named favourite group and artist of the year, for the second year in a row and Ariana Grande was the surprise winner of best female, beating Taylor Swift..
    • BIRTHS
    • Maria Letizia Dantes, Instagram Star, born in Philippines.
    • DEATHS
    • Douglass North, American economist, (Nobel Prize Economic Sciences 1993), who died at 95.
    • John Kennedy, Race Car Driver.

    On this day in 2014

    • EVENTS
    • Magnus Carlsen defends his World Chess Championship title after defeating Vishy Anand.
    • 103rd Davis Cup: Switzerland beats France in Lille (3-1), winning the Davis Cup for the first time.
    • 41st American Music Awards: One Direction, Sam Smith and Katy Perry win.
    • Mass protests in Mexico by relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang.
    • 42nd American Music Awards: One Direction, Sam Smith and Katy Perry win.
    • A magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes central Japan.
    • British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit to clinch his second F1 World Drivers Championship,67 points ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg.
    • DEATHS
    • Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, American tennis player, who died at 98.
    • Jimmy Watson, Race Car Driver.
    • Marion Barry. American politician,2nd Mayor of the District of Columbia.
    • Republicans condemn US President Obama's use of executive powers to force through immigration reform.
    • An adviser to the Kenyan president says the slaughter of 28 people on a bus by the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab is intended to create a religious war in the country.
    • SPORTS
    • A suicide bomber kills 40 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan.

    On this day in 2013

    • EVENTS
    • Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao defeats American Brandon Rios by unanimous decision to win the WBO welterweight title at Cotai Arena, Macau, China.
    • " The Day of the Doctor" 50th anniversary episode of "Doctor Who" screens on BBC One,1st episode to feature 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi.
    • Manny Pacquiao defeats American Brandon Rios to win the WBO welterweight title.
    • DEATHS
    • John Banks, Race Car Driver.
    • Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles is released. Sarah Silverman covers such topics as 9/11 widows, Jesus, her dog Duck, and pornography on her first HBO comedy special filmed in Los Angeles in May.
    • Bill Cosby: Far From Finished is released. Bill Cosby's first comedy special in over 30 years was recorded at the Cerritos Performing Arts Center in Cerritos, California.


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