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  • Battle of Angamos is being celebrated in Peru
  • People born on this day are Libra as their zodiac sign.

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    On this day in 2022

    • EVENTS
    • Landslide caused by unusually heavy rain kills at least 50 in Las Tejerias, Venezuela.
    • DEATHS
    • Gerben Karstens, Dutch road cyclist (Olympic gold 100km team trial 1964; 6 x stages Tour de France,14 x stages Vuelta a España,1 x stage Giro d'Italia), who died of stroke complications at 80.

    On this day in 2021

    • EVENTS
    • British drummer and percussionist Everett Morton died age 71. As the drummer for the early 1980s ska band The Beat he enjoyed a string of hits singles, including ‘Mirror in the Bathroom’, ‘Too Nice to Talk To’, ‘Can't Get Used to Losing You’, and ‘Hands Off...She's Mine’..
    • Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia "for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression".
    • DEATHS
    • Raymond Odierno, War Hero.
    • Everett Morton, Nevisian-born English drummer and percussionist (English Beat), who died at 71.
    • Ascension is released. Ascension explores the pursuit of the "Chinese Dream."This observational documentary presents a contemporary vision of China that prioritizes productivity and innovation above all.
    • Knocking is released. After suffering a traumatic incident, Molly (Cecilia Milocco) moves into a new apartment to begin her path to recovery, but it’s not long after her arrival that a series of persistent knocks and screams begin to wake her up at night. Molly’s new life begins to unravel as the screams intensify and no one else in the building believes or is willing to help her.
    • MOVIES: NR
    • South of Heaven is released. After serving twelve years for armed robbery, Jimmy gets an early parole. Upon his release from prison he vows to give Annie, his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best year of her life. The best last year of her life. If only life were that simple.
    • MOVIES: PG
    • The Rescue is released. The Rescue chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • No Time to Die is released. Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
    • Mass is released. Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents (Reed Birney and Ann Dowd, Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton), agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Lamb is released. A childless couple in rural Iceland make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn. They soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature.
    • Acapulco (2021): Season 1 is released. Máximo Gallardo (Eugenio Derbez/Enrique Arrizon) recalls his life beginning his start in the 1980s as a cabana boy at an Acapulco resort in this bilingual comedy series inspired by Derbez's 2017 film "How to Be a Latin Lover."
    • ALBUMS
    • Friends That Break Your Heart was released by James Blake. The fifth full-length studio release for the British singer-songwriter features guest appearances from JID, Monica Martin, SwaVay, and SZA.
    • Geist was released by Shannon Lay. The fourth full-length release for the singer-songwriter features contributions from Sofia Arreguin, Ben Boye, Devin Hoff, Aaron Otheim, and Ty Segall.
    • Mercurial World was released by Magdalena Bay. This is the debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-based indie pop duo of Mica Tenenbaum and Matthew Lewin.
    • Talk Memory was released by BadBadNotGood. The latest full-length release from the Canadian trio features guest appearances from Laraaji, Terrace Martin, Karriem Riggins, Brandee Younger, and Arthur Verocai.
    • Seventeen Going Under was released by Sam Fender. The second full-length release for the British indie rock singer-songwriter was produced by Bramwell Bronte.
    • Tetris Effect: Connected for Switch is released. Tetris Effect: Connected is the original Tetris Effect with all-new co-op and competitive online and local multiplayer modes. This is Tetris like you've never seen it, or heard it, or felt it beforean incredibly addictive, unique and breathtakingly gorgeous reinvention of one of the most popular puzzle games of all time.
    • Metroid Dread for Switch is released. Join intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran in her first new 2D Metroid™ story in 19 years. Samus’ story continues after the events of the Metroid™ Fusion game when she descends upon planet ZDR to investigate a mysterious transmission sent to the Galactic Federation. The remote planet has become overrun by vicious alien lifeforms and chilling mechanical menaces. Samus is more agile and capable than ever, but can she overcome the inhuman threat stalking the depths of ZDR?Face off against unrelenting E.M.M.I. robotsOnce DNA-extracting research machines, the imposing E.M.M.I. are now hunting Samus down. Tensions are high as you evade these E.M.M.I. to avoid a cruel death while finding a way to take them down. Find out what turned these robotic wonders into the scourge of ZDR and escape with your life.Feel Samus’ power grow as you gain maneuvers and abilitiesAcquire new and familiar abilities as you traverse the many environments of this dangerous world. Parkour over obstacles, slide through tight spaces, counter enemies, and battle your way through the planet. Return to areas and use your new abilities to find upgrades, alternate paths, and a way forward. Explore the sprawling map, evade and destroy E.M.M.I. robots, and overcome the dread plaguing ZDR.

    On this day in 2020

    • EVENTS
    • English musician and songwriter Brian Locking died age 81. He was the bassist with The Wildcats in 1956 and The Shadows, between 1962 and 1963. During his time with the Shadows he appeared with Cliff Richard in the musical film Summer Holiday. Locking also toured as aa session player with artist’s including Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran and Joe Brown, as well as Conway Twitty and Brenda Lee..
    • DEATHS
    • Charles Moore, American 400m hurdler (Olympic gold & silver 1952), who died at 91.
    • Mohammad Reza Shajarian, Iranian classical singer, who died at 80.
    • Larry Hollenbeck, Race Car Driver.
    • Joseph Perez, Novelist.
    • Jim Dwyer, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, who died of cancer at 63.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Charm City Kings is released. Fourteen-year-old Mouse (Jahi Di’Allo Winston) desperately wants to join the Midnight Clique, an infamous group of Baltimore dirt-bike riders who rule the summertime streets. His older brother, Stro, was their top rider before his tragic death—a loss that consumes Mouse as much as his passion for bikes. Mouse’s mom (Teyonah Parris) and his police mentor, Detective Rivers (William Catlett), work overtime to help the charismatic teen reach his full potential, but when the Midnight Clique’s leader, Blax (Meek Mill), takes the boy under his wing, the lure of revving his own dirt bike skids Mouse toward a road way past the straight and narrow.
    • Connecting...: Season 1 is released. A group of friends stay in touch through video chats during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in this comedy from Martin Gero and Brendan Gall.
    • GAMING: PC
    • I Am Dead for PC is released. I Am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife.
    • Ikenfell for PC is released. A turn-based tactical RPG about a group of troublesome magic students. Use timing mechanics to power your spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, fight challenging monsters and bosses, and uncover dark secrets never meant to be found.
    • The Uncertain: Light at the End for PC is released. You are afraid. You are forced to constantly hide. Those who just recently served you, turned against you, started hunting you. Your friends and family have been kidnapped. You do not know where they are or what has become of them. And there is nothing you can do about it. You can only hide and survive, without hope, not understanding why this is happening. You are outcasted, outlawed. You are human.The Uncertain is an story-driven adventure game by ComonGames studio set in a post-apocalyptic world. Humanity disappeared from the face of the Earth and has been replaced by robots. In the first game The Uncertain : Last Quiet Day the main protagonist was an inventor robot RT, who finds himself among a small group of robots, trying to help surviving humans. In the second game The Uncertain: Light At The End we will see this post apocalyptic world through the eyes of one of the survivors: a girl named Emily. Together with her, the player has to find out the cause for humanity's disappearance: was it a rogue AI or something else entirely?
    • RIDE 4 for PC is released. Are you ready to live the best gaming experience that a motorcycle fan can get? RIDE 4 will spark your competitive soul with hundreds of bikes, dozens of tracks and a whole new level of realism.
    • Piofiore: Fated Memories for Switch is released. Liliana Adornato was born and raised in the church in the center of the Italian city of Burlone. Three criminal organizations control parts of the city, and Lili discovers that she is literally in the center of their turf wars. Her encounters with the leaders of the Falzone, Visconti, and Lao-Shu families lead to danger and distraction. Once Lili is drawn into the shadowy world of organized crime, she realizes there is no going back.• Experience gorgeous music and artwork depicting the sun drenched (and sin-filled) world of early 20th century Italy. (circa 1920's)• Navigate organizations filled with intrigue and betrayal as three crime families fight for honor and control.• Unlock additional story options, new perspectives, and deeper, deadlier secrets as you complete the game multiple times.Share Share on Facebook Tweet Tweet on Twitter Pin it
    • FBI charge 13 men with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and storm the Michigan Capitol.
    • SPORTS
    • Whitey Ford, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (10 x MLB All Star; World Series 1950,53,56,58,61 [MVP],62; AL Cy Young Award 1961; NY Yankees), who died from dementia at 91.

    On this day in 2019

    • EVENTS
    • Noble Prize for Physics awarded to James Peebles (work on evolution of the universe), and Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz (discovery of planet 51 Pegasi b, orbiting another star).
    • FBI confirm Samuel Little is America's most prolific serial killer, after verifying more than half of his 93 confessed murders.
    • BIRTHS
    • Atlas Noa, Family Member, born in United States.
    • DEATHS
    • Frank Currey, War Hero.
    • (Malcolm) "Molly" Duncan, Scottish saxophonist (Average White Band,1972-83 - "Pick Up the Pieces"), who died of cancer at 74.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Little Monsters is released. Dave (Alexander England), a washed-up musician, volunteers to chaperone his nephew’s kindergarten field trip after taking a shine to the plucky schoolteacher, Miss Caroline (Lupita Nyong'o). Dave’s intentions are complicated by the presence of world-famous child entertainer and competitor for Miss Caroline’s affections, Teddy McGiggle (Josh Gad). One thing none of them bargained for, however, is a sudden zombie outbreak, from which Dave and Miss Caroline must protect the children.
    • GAMING: PC
    • GRID for PC is released. Capturing intense moment-to-moment racing action, GRID returns with an all-new experience where every race is the chance to choose your own path, create your own story and define your legacy in the motorsport world.From the creators of the hugely successful DiRT and F1 series, Codemasters invites you to take your place in the GRID World Series and compete in intense wheel-to-wheel racing with the most iconic and desirable race cars -- current and classic, from GT through Touring and Muscle to Stock and Super Modifieds -- and in some of the world's most famous city streets, ovals and circuits.GRID captures every moment of the race, from the adrenaline rush of lights-out to the elation at the chequered flag -- and in-between, it's all action too. Incidents come one right after the other -- tight overtakes, bumper-to bumper scrapes and competitive collisions -- all heightened by rivalries, team-mates and a nemesis driver who will all either try to help or hinder your progress as you achieve your goal of becoming the GRID World Series champion.
    • John Wick Hex for PC is released. BECOME THE BABA YAGA - John Wick Hex is a fast-paced, action-oriented strategy game that makes you think and strike like John Wick, the professional hitman of the critically acclaimed film franchise. Created in close cooperation with the creative teams behind the films, John Wick Hex is fight-choreographed chess brought to life as a video game, capturing the series’ signature gun fu style while expanding its story universe. Players must make quick decisions and choose every action and attack they make, all the while considering their immediate cost and consequences. Featuring a unique blend of strategic momentum-based combat, John Wick Hex captures the feel of the unique tactical combat from the films and blurs the line between the strategy and action video game genres. Perform well and progress in the main story mode (which features an original story created for the game) to unlock new weapons, suit options and locations. Each weapon changes up the tactics you’ll use and the manner in which you’ll play. Ammo is finite and realistically simulated, so time your reloads and make the most of weapons you scavenge on the job. John Wick Hex complements the style of the films with a unique graphic noir art design and features the world class voice talents of Ian McShane and Lance Reddick amongst its stellar cast.
    • Argonus and the Gods of Stone for PC is released. The creators of Shadowgate present Argonus and the Gods of Stone, an epic first-person adventure set in ancient Greece. Stranded on an uncharted isle, you must use your wits to unlock legendary mysteries, barter with gods and overcome an evil that threatens to bring the world to ruin...
    • The Bradwell Conspiracy for PC is released. Following a sudden explosion at the Stonehenge Museum fundraiser, you find yourself trapped in a hidden underground complex. Faced with a series of puzzles, your only means of escape is by sending photographs of your surroundings to another survivor confined elsewhere. But before long, a disturbing truth begins to dawn…
    • Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince for PlayStation 4 is released. TheTrine series returns to the magic of 2.5D! Join three iconic heroes as they set off on a quest through fantastical fairytale landscapes to save the world from the Nightmare Prince’s shadows.
    • Concrete Genie for PlayStation 4 is released. Life is tough for young Ash -- isolated and bullied, it's only in the discovery that he can bring his paintings to life that things become so much... brighter. And with the small fishing town of Denska now polluted and abandoned, only Ash has the power to cleanse the streets and alleyways with beautiful, living artwork.Use the Dualshock 4 wireless controller's motion sensor function to effortlessly paint stunning landscapes and bring unique creatures to life in this colourful and gorgeous action adventure -- and help bring a little light not only to Ash's life, but a whole town in the process.
    • Indivisible for PlayStation 4 is released. INDIVISIBLE is inspired by classics like Valkyrie Profile and Metroid, and has the unique character, world, and gameplay depth Lab Zero is known for. Meet Ajna, Indivisible protagonist. Ajna is a headstrong girl raised in a remote village. Her father, the town's guardian, has trained her to be strong in mind and body to prepare her for things to come. Ajna discovers a mysterious power in herself, and sets off on a world-spanning journey. Along the way, a number of unique heroes will join her on her quest.
    • Asphalt 9: Legends for Switch is released. Asphalt 9: Legends features an extensive roster of real hypercars from renowned manufacturers such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini and W Motors. Pick your dream ride and race across spectacular locations around the world. Leave your friends in the dust and become a legend in your own group or break your limits to achieve worldwide glory.
    • BurgerTime Party! for Switch is released. A Feast for the senses - chock-full of carefully crafted stages with new hazards such as icy ladders, conveyor belts, and fiery floors, along with colorful characters inspired by old-school cartoons
    • Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game for Switch is released. Plunge into Cyanide Studio's Call of Cthulhu, the official Cthulhu videogame inspired by Chaosium's classic pen and paper RPG. Uncover the chilling mysteries of this RPG-investigation game, descending deep into a world of cosmic horrors, creeping madness, and shrouded Old Gods within Lovecraft's iconic universe.The Cthulhu Mythos has been fascinating audiences for generations, growing to become one of the largest shared universes ever envisioned and giving birth to countless stories, novels, movies, tabletop and videogames since the original publication of H.P. Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu. Adaptions and references have formed a widespread legacy stretching back to the very beginning of the 20th century, latching on to the key fear of the human psyche: that of the unknown. Now, Call of Cthulhu will bring the mythos to life like never before, on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.In this world, nothing is as it seems. Sanity is an irregular bedfellow, all too often replaced by the whisperings in the dark. Strange creatures, weird science, and shadowy cults dominate the Cthulhu Mythos, intent on realizing their mad schemes to bring about the end of everything. Your mind will suffer -- balancing a razor-thin line between sanity and madness, your senses will be disrupted until you question the reality of everything around you. Trust no one. Creeping shadows hide lurking figures... and all the while, the Great Dreamer prepares for his awakening.
    • Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair for Switch is released. Yooka & Laylee are back in a brand-new platform hybrid adventure. They must run, jump and roll their way through a series of challenging 2D levels, face a puzzling Overworld and rally the Royal Bee-tallion to take down Capital B and his Impossible Lair. * The overworld isn't just a hub to hop from level to level, it provides a whole separate gaming experience. Explore and unlock more 2D levels by completing objectives and puzzles, rescue Royal Bees and find collectibles.* Alternate Level States. Think you've got a level figured out? Try it in its alternate state! Flip switches in the overworld to create new landscapes.* Bee-at the Impossible Lair. Players are free to tackle Capital B's Impossible Lair at any time; however, they may find it too much of a challenge without the help of the Royal Bee Guards.
    • The Alliance Alive HD Remastered for Switch is released. An age of darkness has befallen the world. The Dark Current, a cataclysmic event caused by the Daemons’ emergence, has decimated the population and divided land into separate regions, leaving the survivors to be subjugated by Daemonic overlords.
    • Reventure for Switch is released. - One hundred different endings. Choose your path, every decision leads to a new ending. Will you find the real one? Is there such a thing? Only one way to know... - Lots of "Aha!"moments. The world doesn't change with each new game, you do. Well, actually it DOES change, but that's a secret for you to find out.
    • SPORTS
    • Malcolm ‘Molly’ Duncan died aged 74. He was a tenor saxophonist who co-founded the Scottish funk group The Average White Band who scored the 1974 hit 'Pick up the Pieces'..

    On this day in 2018

    • EVENTS
    • New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees becomes NFL's all-time leader in passing yards; needs 201 yards to pass Peyton Manning's record; gets 363 & 3 TD's in Saints 43-19 win v Washington Redskins at the SuperDome.
    • Nobel prize for Economics awarded to William Nordhaus for climate change and Paul Romer for endogenous growth theory.
    • Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition for Switch is released. Evil chose the wrong day to double-dip.Carlos Calaca has kidnapped El Presidente's Daughter, and he plans to sacrifice her in order to merge the World of the Living with the World of the Dead.Juan Aguacate, an agave farmer who stumbles upon a Legendary Luchador mask, must find the strength and courage to become the Hero he's always dreamed of being and put a stop to this.Guacamelee! STCE is a Metroidvania-style action-platformer set in a magical world inspired by traditional Mexican culture and folklore.The game features melee combat, parallel dimensions and same-screen co-op. The Super Turbo Championship Edition also includes extra abilities, new level content and enhanced graphics. Also chickens.
    • Major climate report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the UN says planet will warm 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius) by 2040 with dire results.
    • SPORTS
    • Red Sox utility Brock Holt becomes first MLB player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game during Boston's 16-1 Game 3 rout of the NY Yankees in the AL Division Series at Yankee Stadium.

    On this day in 2017

    • EVENTS
    • Wildfires ignite in Northern Californian wine country, killing at least 41 over the next week, with 20,000 evacutated.
    • DEATHS
    • Y. A. Tittle, American NFL quarterback (Baltimore, San Francisco, NY Giants, MVP 1963), who died at 90.
    • Ayatollah Rafsanjani, Politician.
    • The Collection: Season 1 is released. Tasked with rebuilding Paris' reputation in high fashion, Paul Sabine (Richard Coyle) must work with his brother Claude (Tom Riley) in this post-war drama from Olivier Goldstick. [Originally released on Amazon Prime on 10 Feb 2017 and aired on PBS beginning on 8 Oct 2017]
    • Jerry Kleczka, American politician (Rep-D-WI,1984-2005), who died at 73.

    On this day in 2016

    • " Teen Mom OG" star Maci Bookout weds Taylor McKinney at the Honey Lake Resort in Greenville, Florida.
    • SPORTS
    • New Zealand routs South Africa,57-14 in Durban to win their 4th Rugby Championship; undefeated All Blacks score 9 tries to 1,2 each to Israel Dagg, TJ Perenara and Beauden Barrett.

    On this day in 2015

    • EVENTS
    • Actress and singer Selena Gomez reveals she has Lupus.
    • Scottish singer-songwriter Jim Diamond died at the age of 64. His first hit was 'I Won't Let You Down' (1982), as the lead singer in the trio PhD, and the solo hit 'I Should Have Known Better', a UK No.1 hit in 1984..
    • DEATHS
    • Paul Prudhomme, American cajun chef (K-Paul), who died at 75.
    • Jim Diamond, Rock Singer.
    • Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), who died at 72.
    • GAMING: 3DS
    • 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for 3DS is released. Super Speed! Sonic's back and better than ever. He's a blur in blue! A blaze of action! With his new Super Spin Dash. And a new, fabulous friend, "Tails" the Fox. You won't believe it 'til you see it. And when you play, you won't stop. Super Play! Defy gravity in hair-raising loop-de-loops. Grab Power Sneakers and race like lightning through the mazes. All at break-neck speed! Super Power! Sonic's attitude is can-do. The mad scientist Dr. Robotnik is planning a world takeover. Sonic gets tough in the fight to save his friends and squash Robotnik for good!
    • GAMING: PC
    • WRC 5 for PC is released. Realistic driving on different road surfaces, dynamic damage, day/night system, weather. Experience all the sensations of rally racing in WRC 5.
    • Sublevel Zero for PC is released. Sublevel Zero is a first-person roguelike six-degree-of-freedom shooter set in a universe where reality is falling apart. Take control of a lone gunship pilot whose mission is to loot and craft ancient technology.

    On this day in 2014

    • EVENTS
    • The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is awarded the $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize.
    • Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy.
    • American Horror Story: Season 4 is released. Set in 1952, a freak show run by Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange) comes to Jupiter, Florida. Also set to appear: Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Michael Chiklis, John Carroll Lynch, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, and Gabourey Sidibe.
    • Kingdom (2014): Season 1 is released. Set in Venice, California, Alvey "King"Kulina (Frank Grillo) runs a mixed martial arts gym, while struggling with his oldest son, Jay (Jonathan Tucker) and training his youngest son, Nate (Nick Jonas).
    • Styx: Master of Shadows for Xbox One is released. Styx: Master of Shadows is an infiltration game with RPG elements taking place in a dark fantasy universe. Guide the goblin assassin Styx through the vertical and multi-layered Tower of Akenash, home to the World Tree, source of the Amber a powerful and magical golden sap prowling through the shadows with aide of a host of special abilities refined throughout Styxs 200 years of history. The downloadable version of this game supports English, French, German, Spanish.

    On this day in 2013

    • EVENTS
    • Peter Higgs and François Englert win the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on the origin of the mass of subatomic particles.
    • DEATHS
    • Philip Chevron, Guitarist.
    • Paul Desmarais, Entrepreneur.
    • Akong Rinpoche, Entrepreneur.
    • ALBUMS
    • Adult Film was released by Tim Kasher. The former Cursive singer is backed by Sara Bertuldo, Nate Kinsella, Patrick Newbery, Dylan Ryan, and Laura Stevenson on his second solo studio release.
    • Back to Forever was released by Lissie. The second full-length studio release for the California singer-songwriter was produced by Garret "Jacknife"Lee.
    • Bangerz was released by Miley Cyrus. Executive produced with Mike Will Made It, the hip-hop-influenced fourth studio release (and her first on the RCA label) for the former Disney star features guest appearances from Big Sean, French Montana, and Britney Spears.
    • Bitter Rivals was released by Sleigh Bells. The third full-length release for the Brooklyn duo includes influences from pop and R&B music with a majority of the melodies written by singer Alexis Krauss.
    • Devour was released by Dave Hause. The second full-length solo release for the former Loved Ones frontman includes contributions from David Hidalgo Jr. of Social Distortion, Bo Koster of My Morning Jacket, Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio/The Watson Twins, and Bob Thomson of Big Drill Car.
    • Lousy with Sylvianbriar was released by Of Montreal. The 12th studio release for the indie band led by Kevin Barnes was recorded on a 24-track tape machine.
    • Last Night on Earth was released by Lee Ranaldo and the Dust. The latest release for Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo includes the Dust, his new band that includes fellow Sonic Youth alum Steve Shelley, Alan Licht, and Tim Lüntze.
    • Melophobia was released by Cage the Elephant. The third full-length release for the Kentucky rock band was produced by Jay Joyce.
    • More Is Than Isn't was released by RJD2. The largely instrumental fifth solo release for the Philadelphia producer features contributions from P. Blackk, Blueprint, Phonte Coleman, Aaron Livingston, Khari Mateen, and STS.
    • Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song was released by Amos Lee. Produced by Jay Joyce, Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin appear as guests on the fifth studio release for the Philadelphia singer-songwriter.
    • Interiors was released by Glasser. The electronic second release for Cameron Mesirow was inspired by her move to New York.
    • In a Perfect World was released by Kodaline. This is the debut full-length release for the Irish rock quartet.
    • Old was released by Danny Brown. The third full-length release for the Detroit rapper features Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Charli XCX, Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, Schoolboy Q, Scrufizzer, and Zelooperz as guests.
    • One Breath was released by Anna Calvi. The follow-up to the British singer-songwriter's Mercury Prize-nominated debut was produced by John Congleton.
    • Psychic was released by Darkside. The debut full-length release for the collaboration between guitarist Dave Harrington and electronic producer Nicolas Jaar took two years to record.
    • Red, Hot + Fela was released by Various Artists. The second volume of Fela Kuti cover songs for the Red Hot Organization featuring African artists as Baloji, Angelique Kidjo, Kuku, Akua Naru as well as Western artists including Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs, Jim James, and My Morning Jacket.
    • Tender Madness was released by Papa. This is the debut full-length release for the collaboration between former Girls drummer Darren Weiss and Daniel Presant.
    • Silver Bell was released by Patty Griffin. Originally recorded in 2000 for A&M Records, the "lost"album (including "Top of the World"and "Truth #2"covered by the Dixie Chicks on its 2002's release) is newly mixed by Glyn Johns and features Emmylou Harris on "Truth #2".
    • Sistrionix was released by Deap Vally. The debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-based rock duo of Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards was produced by Lars Stalfors.
    • Tin Star was released by Lindi Ortega. The third full-length studio release for the Canadian singer-songwriter was produced by Dave Cobb.
    • Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! was released by Panic! At the Disco. Produced by Butch Walker, the fourth full-length studio release for the emo pop band was inspired by the city of Las Vegas.
    • The Paradigm Shift was released by Korn. The 11th studio release for the nu-metal band is the first with guitarist Brian "Head"Welch since 2003's Take A Look In The Mirror.
    • The Speed of Things was released by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.. The second full-length release for the Detroit electronic pop duo was produced with Ben West.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Gas Guzzlers Extreme for PC is released. Gas Guzzlers Extreme is an action-packed, fast paced racing game with insane combat features. The game features a variety of cars, from humble superminis, to full on giant yank tanks! The player starts with a low performance vehicle and gradually works their way up by earning money through a series of uniquely challenging races.
    • F1 2013 for PlayStation 3 is released. F1 2013 sees Codemasters introducing a new F1 Classics mode, opening up circuits and drivers from the 1980s.
    • Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness for PlayStation 3 is released. The Netherworld - a place where might makes right and today's friends are tomorrow's enemies. After a long journey with many ups and downs, Laharl finally finds himself as a full-fledged Overlord. However, the other denizens of the Netherworld do not see him as such, so he sets out on a journey with his loyal(!?) vassals to receive the respect he deserves. Along the way, Laharlwill meet a girl who claims to be his sister, demons with bigger than usual chips on their shoulders, and find out that even his own body holds a few surprises for him...
    • Beyond: Two Souls for PlayStation 3 is released. Live the life of Jodie Holmes, a young woman who possesses supernatural powers through her psychic link to a mysterious invisible entity. Experience the most striking moments of Jodie's life as your actions and decisions determine her fate. As she traverses the globe, Jodie will face incredible challenges against a backdrop of emotionally-charged events never before seen in a video game.
    • Atomic Ninjas for PlayStation 3 is released. Atomic Ninjas is a colorful and funny multiplayer action game, in which you control super-powered ninjas in frantic online matches against other players.
    • Worms Revolution Extreme for PlayStation Vita is released. 'Worms Revolution Extreme features: Extensive single player campaign!47 missions and 25 puzzles to beat and complete. Missions are set across 7 different themes including: Sewer, Farmyard, Spooky, Beach, Mars, Funfair or Medieval! Local and online multiplayer carnage!Take part in local or online multiplayer battles for up to four players! Choose from one of three game modes: Deathmatch, Forts and Classic and getting firing those Bazookas! Treasure Mode!This all new mode enables you to link up with your friends who have a PlayStation3 system. You can help each other unlock 10 special gifts using a lock and key system. Meet the requirements in either offline Versus or online battles to receive a key and connect to a friends PS3 with the corresponding chest to unlock the treasure! Cross-Platform Continuation Play!Keep your worms close and mobile using Cross-Platform Continuation Play! Carry on your PS3 save game progress on your PlayStationVita system, or vice versa.
    • Just Dance 2014 (French) for Wii U is released. Just Dance 2014, the sequel to Just Dance 4, is bringing all new moves with features for every motion control platform and over 40 of the hottest tracks and dances.
    • Rod Grams, American politician and television anchor, who died from cancer at 65.
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    • Andy Pafko, American baseball player, who died at 92.


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