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  • National Day is being celebrated in Gibraltar
  • Saint George's Caye Day is being celebrated in Belize
  • People born on this day are Virgo as their zodiac sign.

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On this day in 2023

    On this day in 2022

    • EVENTS
    • Best film at 79th Venice international film festival awarded to Laura Poitras’ documentary about photographer Nan Goldin" All the Beauty and the Bloodshed".
    • SPORTS
    • Frank Cignetti Sr., American College Football HOF coach (West Virginia Uni, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; career college record 199–77–1), who died at 84.

    On this day in 2021

    • EVENTS
    • English singer-songwriter, and virtuosic guitar player Michael Chapman died at the age of 80. He became well known in the folk clubs of the late 1960s, as well as on the 'progressive' music scene, and released over 50 albums..
    • ABBA returned to the top-ten of the UK Singles Chart for the first time in almost forty years when 'Don't Shut Me Down' debuted at No.9, becoming their 20th top-ten single. The group's last single to reach the top-ten of the UK charts was 'One of Us', which peaked at No.3 in December 1981..
    • DEATHS
    • Gordon Spice, Race Car Driver.
    • Jorge Sampaio, Politician.
    • Michael Chapman, British progressive folk-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter (Looking for Eleven; Fully Qualified Survivor), who died at 80.
    • The Capote Tapes is released. Answered Prayers was meant to be Truman Capote’s greatest masterpiece, an epic portrait of New York’s glittering jet-set society. Instead, it sparked his downfall. Through never-before-heard audio archives and interviews with Capote’s friends and enemies, The Capote Tapes reveals the rise and fall of America’s most iconic gay writer.
    • Language Lessons is released. When Adam’s (Mark Duplass) husband surprises him with weekly Spanish lessons, he’s unsure about where or how this new element will fit into his already structured life. But when tragedy strikes, his Spanish teacher, Cariño (Natalie Morales), becomes a lifeline he didn’t know he needed. Adam develops an unexpected and complicated emotional bond with Cariño — but do you really know someone just because you’ve experienced a traumatic moment with them?
    • Azor is released. Yvan De Wiel, a private banker from Geneva, goes to Argentina in the midst of a dictatorship to replace his partner, the object of the most worrying rumours, who disappeared overnight.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Everybody's Talking About Jamie is released. Jamie New (Max Harwood) is a teenager from Sheffield who dreams of life on stage. While his classmates plan their livelihoods after they leave school, Jamie contemplates revealing his secret career ambition to become a fierce and proud drag queen. His best friend Pritti (Lauren Patel) and his loving mum (Sarah Lancashire) shower him with endless support, while local drag legend Miss Loco Chanelle (Richard E. Grant) mentors him toward his debut stage performance. But Jamie also has to contend with an unsupportive father (Ral[h Ineson), an uninspired careers advisor (Sharon Horgan), and some ignorant school kids who attempt to rain on his sensational parade. In rousing and colourful musical numbers, Jamie and his community inspire one another to overcome prejudice, be more accepting, and to step out of the darkness into the spotlight.
    • Fauci is released. Fauci delivers a rare glimpse into the long-standing professional career and personal life of the ultimate public servant, who after a lifetime of service faced his biggest test: a pandemic whose ferocity is unmatched in modern history. With his signature blend of scientific acumen, candor and integrity, Dr. Anthony Fauci became a cultural icon during the COVID-19 pandemic. But that has come at a cost as he has also faced attacks from adversaries in a nation increasingly divided by political party lines — with science increasingly caught in the crosshairs. A world-renowned infectious disease specialist and the longest-serving public health leader in Washington, D.C., who has served under seven presidents, Dr. Fauci has overseen the U.S. response to 40 years’ worth of outbreaks, including HIV/AIDS, SARS and Ebola.
    • The Alpinist is released. Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, far from the limelight. On remote alpine faces, the free-spirited 23-year-old Canadian makes some of the boldest solo ascents in history. Yet, he draws scant attention. With no cameras, no rope, and no margin for error, Leclerc's approach is the essence of solo adventure. Nomadic and publicity shy, he doesn’t own a phone or car, and is reluctant to let a film crew in on his pure vision of climbing. Veteran filmmaker Peter Mortimer (The Dawn Wall) sets out to make a film about Leclerc but struggles to keep up with his elusive subject. Then, Leclerc embarks on a historic adventure in Patagonia that will redefine what is possible in solo climbing.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Queenpins is released. A bored and frustrated suburban homemaker, Connie (Kristen Bell) and her best pal JoJo (Kirby Howell-Baptiste), a vlogger with dreams, turn a hobby into a multi-million dollar counterfeit coupon caper. After firing off a letter to the conglomerate behind a box of cereal gone stale, and receiving an apology along with dozens of freebies, the duo hatch an illegal coupon club scheme that scams millions from mega-corporations and delivers deals to legions of fellow coupon clippers. On the trail to total coupon dominance, a hapless Loss Prevention Officer (Paul Walter Hauser) from the local supermarket chain joins forces with a determined U.S. Postal Inspector (Vince Vaughn) in hot pursuit of these newly-minted “Queenpins” of pink collar crime. Inspired by a true story.
    • Small Engine Repair is released. Frankie (John Pollono), Swaino (Jon Bernthal) and Packie (Shea Wigham) are lifelong friends who share a love of the Red Sox, rowdy bars and Frankie’s teenaged daughter Crystal (Ciara Bravo). But when Frankie invites his pals to a whiskey-fueled evening and asks them to do a favor on behalf of the brash young woman they all adore, events spin wildly out of control. Based on Pollono’s award-winning play, Small Engine Repair is a pitch-black comedic drama with a wicked twist and a powerful exploration of brotherhood, class struggle and toxic masculinity.
    • Malignant is released. Madison (Annabelle Wallis) is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities.
    • The Voyeurs is released. After moving into a beautiful loft apartment in Downtown Montreal, a young couple (Sydney Sweeney and Justice Smith), find themselves becoming increasingly interested in the sex life of their eccentric neighbors across the street (Ben Hardy and Natasha Liu Bordizzo). What starts out as an innocent curiosity slowly turns into an unhealthy obsession, after they discover that one of these neighbors is cheating on the other. Temptation and desire cause their lives to become tangled together in unexpected ways, leading to deadly consequences.
    • Kate is released. After she’s irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.
    • MOVIES: SEPTEMBER 10 2021
    • The Card Counter is released. William Tell (Oscar Isaac) is a gambler and former serviceman who sets out to reform a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy from their past. Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk (Tye Sheridan), a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. Gaining backing from mysterious gambling financier La Linda (Tiffany Haddish), Tell takes Cirk with him on the road, going from casino to casino until the unlikely trio set their sights on winning the World Series of poker in Las Vegas. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past.
    • MOVIES: TV14
    • Come from Away is released. 7,000 passengers are stranded after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in a small town in Newfoundland, where they were housed and welcomed. Filmed live on stage at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in New York City.
    • LuLaRich: Season 1 is released. The Jenner Furst and Julia Willoughby Nason four-part documentry series looks at the multilevel marketing company LuLaRoe and the accusations of it being a pyramid scheme.
    • ALBUMS
    • Texis was released by Sleigh Bells. This is the sixth full-length release for the New York-based duo of Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller.
    • Star-Crossed was released by Kacey Musgraves. The latest full-length release for the country singer-songwriter was produced by Ian Fitchuk and Daniel Tashian.
    • The Melodic Blue was released by BaKeem. The debut full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott and Don Toliver
    • The Metallica Blacklist was released by Various Artists. Miley Cyrus, Ghost, Elton John, Juanes, My Morning Jacket, Royal Blood, Darius Rucker, Rina Sawayama, St. Vincent, Chris Stapleton, Corey Taylor, The Neptunes, Volbeat, and Weezer are some of the 53 artists covering songs from Metallica's Black Album.
    • Comfort To Me was released by Amyl and the Sniffers. The second full-length release for the Australian punk band led by Amy Taylor was produced by Dan Luscombe.
    • Cool was released by Colleen Green. The latest full-length release for the Los Angeles indie pop artist was produced by Gordon Raphael.
    • Back in Love City was released by The Vaccines. The fifth full-length release for the British indie rock band was produced by Daniel Ledinsky.
    • Before I Die was released by Park Hye Jin. The debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-based South Korean electronic artist was self-produced.
    • A Beautiful Revolution, Vol. 2 was released by Common. The 14th full-length studio release for the Chicago rapper features guest appearances from Black Thought, Brittany Howard, Marcus King, Seun Kuti, Jessica Care Moore, Morgan Parker, PJ, and Isaiah Sharkey.
    • Antiphonals was released by Sarah Davachi. the latest full-length release for the Los Angeles-based Canadian artist was self-produced and mixed.
    • K Bay was released by Matthew E. White. The first full-length solo release for the indie singer-songwriter features a guest appearance from Joseph "JoJo"Clarke.
    • God Is Partying was released by Andrew W.K.. The sixth full-length studio release for the rock artist was co-produced by Ted Young.
    • I've Been Trying to Tell You was released by Saint Etienne. The 10th full-length release for the British trio of Sarah Cracknell, Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs was recorded remotely with field recordings and samples from 1997-2001.
    • Hey What was released by Low. The 13th full-length release for the Minnesota indie rock duo (bassist Steve Garrington left the band in 2020) of Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker was produced by BJ Burton.
    • Tales of Arise for PlayStation 4 is released. Challenge the Fate That Binds YouOn the planet Dahna, reverence has always been given to Rena, the planet in the sky, as a land of the righteous and divine. Stories handed down for generations became truth and masked reality for the people of Dahna. For 300 years, Rena has ruled over Dahna, pillaging the planet of its resources and stripping people of their dignity and freedom.Our tale begins with two people, born on different worlds, each looking to change their fate and create a new future. Featuring a new cast of characters, updated combat, and classic Tales of gameplay mechanics, experience the next chapter in the world-famous Tale of series, Tales of Arise.The Next ChapterExperience the next chapter in the Tales of series, brought to life in stunning HD powered by Unreal Engine 4Dynamic ActionDynamic Action RPG featuring an updated battle system that retains classic Tales of gameplayA New Tale AwaitsRich story featuring a vibrant world and new cast of charactersStunning VisualsHigh quality animation created by Ufotable
    • Life is Strange: True Colors for PlayStation 5 is released. A bold new era of the award-winning Life is Strange begins, with an all-new playable lead character and a thrilling mystery to solve!Alex Chen has long suppressed her 'curse': the supernatural ability to experience, absorb and manipulate the strong emotions of others, which she sees as blazing, colored auras.When her brother dies in a so-called accident, Alex must embrace her volatile power to find the truth and uncover the dark secrets buried by a small town.
    • WarioWare: Get It Together! for Switch is released. Microgame mayhem comes to the Nintendo Switch™ system. Take on over 200 quick and quirky microgames—lightning-fast minigames filled with frantic fun—solo or with a friend! When his latest harebrained business scheme goes awry, Wario must use his signature style (and smell) to fix it. How? By playing a twisted collection microgames of course! From assembling a robot to pulling out a statue’s armpit hair, the WarioWare™: Get It Together! game is a comedic, cooperative microgame mashup. Find a friendly frenzy with a mountain of microgamesHelp out infamous game designer, Wario, after he gets sucked into his latest creation in Story Mode. Go it alone or with a friend in 2-player cooperative play—a first for the series! You can either play on the same system** or via local wireless***.Play as Wario and his colorful crewFor the first time, YOU control Wario and friends inside their own chaotic games. Use their distinctly absurd abilities to take on a rush of microgames. Tip a turtle with the help of Wario’s dash or choose Ashley and hurl a spell at it. In WarioWare: Get It Together!, mix and match characters and microgames for maximum fun!
    • NBA 2K22 for Xbox Series X is released. Enjoy competitive gameplay, online features, and a variety of game modes, including myCAREER, as you put together your dream team in this basketball video game. A WORLD OF BASKETBALL. NBA 2K22 puts the entire basketball universe in your hands. PLAY NOW in real NBA and WNBA environments against authentic teams and players. Build your own dream team in MyTEAM with today’s stars and yesterday’s legends. Live out your own pro journey in MyCAREER and experience your personal rise to the NBA. Flex your management skills as a powerful Executive in MyGM and MyLEAGUE. Anyone, anywhere can hoop in NBA 2K22.
    • Lost in Random for Xbox Series X is released. Play the odds in Lost in Random™, a gothic fairytale-inspired action adventure where every citizen’s fate is determined by the roll of a dice. Ruled by a wicked Queen, the kingdom of Random is divided into six shadowy realms where life is dictated by a cursed black dice. In this story, from the award-winning Swedish game studio Zoink and penned by Eisner Award-winning Adventure Time and Marvel Comics The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl author Ryan North, you’ll join Even, a penniless girl who’s down on her luck, in a dark quest to save her beloved sister. With her companion Dicey, a small and strange living dice, Even must learn to embrace the chaos of Random, uncovering an age-old tale with a modern message. Walk Random’s mysterious cobbled streets, meet its unpredictable residents, and take on courageous quests. Engage in fearsome battles with a unique blend of tactical combat, card collection, and explosive dice gameplay. It’s time to adapt or perish, as you battle inside giant board game arenas that change with every dice throw! Learn how to tip the odds in your favor, and dive into a dark wonderland where only the brave survive.

    On this day in 2020

    • EVENTS
    • Austrian British researcher Martin Hairer wins Breakthrough prize for mathematics worth $3 million for work on stochastic analysis.
    • Wildfires in Oregon cause 500,000 people to evacuate,10% of the population with unprecedented 900,000 acres burnt.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Unpregnant is released. Seventeen-year-old Veronica (Haley Lu Richardson) never thought she’d want to fail a test—that is, until she finds herself staring at a piece of plastic with a blue plus. With a promising college-bound future now disappearing before her eyes, Veronica considers a decision she never imagined she’d have to make. This never-taken-lightly decision leads her on a 1000 mile road trip to New Mexico over three days with her ex-best friend, Bailey (Barbie Ferreira) where they discover sometimes the most important choice you’ll make in life is who your friends are.
    • Julie and the Phantoms: Season 1 is released. Julie (Madison Reyes) lost her passion for singing and writing songs after the death of her mother, but finds it again when she befriends the ghosts of a band from 1995 (Charlie Gillespie, Jeremy Shada, Owen Patrick Joyner) in this musical series from Kenny Ortega.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Hotshot Racing for PC is released. Hotshot Racing is a blisteringly fast arcade-style racing game fusing drift handling, razor-sharp retro visuals and an incredible sense of speed to create an exhilarating driving experience.
    • As Far As The Eye for PC is released. You play as the Pupils, a civilization that must reach the center of the world. You'll have to manage their resources, their buildings. Help them grow wiser through agriculture, crafting, scientific and mystical research before the world is submerged. Be careful though, you have to manage your tribe perfectly and make sure they're not starving or taken by surprise by the waters.
    • Borderlands 3: Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck for PC is released. Brilliant scientist Patricia Tannis may have cracked one of the galaxy's greatest mysteries: what makes the Borderlands' psychos so uniformly deranged? She believes the answer lies with Vaulthalla, a mythical place that induces insanity in all who learn its true nature. Of course, your average psycho isn't going to peacefully sit still and share Vaulthalla's secrets, so the closest you can get to a willing participant is Krieg, a fellow Crimson Raider and the most badass psycho there is. Problem is, Krieg's not the best communicator, what with all his aggressive, barely coherent screaming. Using technology that lesser intellects couldn't possibly comprehend, Tannis is beaming you and your fellow Vault Hunters directly into Krieg's consciousness so you can discover Vaulthalla for yourself. You'll need to team up with both of Krieg's opposing personas—a raging murder machine and a calm inner voice—if you want any chance of surviving his twisted, meat-filled mindscapes and reaping Vaulthalla's rewards.
    • Vampire: The Masquerade - Shadows of New York for PC is released. You're a nobody. An outcast in your own vampiric sect. A political prisoner of no particular value. An immigrant who never found her roots in a city of immigrants. A chainsmoker whose favorite pastime is staring blankly at the streets through the windows of a fast food joint at 4AM. The sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach tells you that you're doomed, and distorted voices from the shadows seem to agree. The curse of your clan makes interacting with everyday technology difficult. Dissociation is your natural state.But when New York's Anarch leader meets a gruesome end, out of all the bloodsuckers in the metropolis, you're the one picked to investigate. Make no mistake: this is obviously a trap, yet another move in the horrible game of Jyhad, the eternal struggle for power between warring vampire generations. But you're Lasombra, and if there's one thing you know, it's this: if the Ventrue Prince and her followers underestimate you, they're going to deeply regret it.Vampire: The Masquerade Shadows of New York is a visual novel set in the rich universe of Vampire: The Masquerade. It acts as a stand-alone expansion and a companion piece to our previous title, Coteries of New York. While Coteries was a general introduction to the world depicted in the 5th Edition of the hit tabletop role-playing game, Shadows presents a more personal and unique tale.
    • Tamarin for PlayStation 4 is released. SAVE YOUR FAMILY FROM THE INSECT INVASIONExplore an incredible interconnected 3D world, brimming with primate platforming and bug-splattering shooter action. Leap with the agility of a tamarin as you journey into the Northern wilderness on scenic routes through forests, fjords and mountains. Along the way you will chase mysterious electrical fireflies, discover a secret underground world of dancing ants, rescue innocent birds, and restore the tamarins' once idyllic natural habitat.What kind of game is it?Tamarin features a unique gameplay mix that alternates between 3D-platforming and exploration, and third-person shooter gameplay. The game is inspired by the more open 3D adventures from Nintendo and Rare, and by nature and all the wonderful plants and animals in it.
    • Minoria for Switch is released. Ink and blood stain the streets of Ramezia. Witches must burn and sins must be judged. Venture forth as Sister Semilla to burn down the pillars of heresy in Minoria, an action-platformer by Bombservice, creators of Momodora.
    • SPORTS
    • Diana Rigg, English actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Game of Thrones), who died at 82.

    On this day in 2019

    • EVENTS
    • Bolivian wildfires have destroyed two million hectares (almost five million acres), of forest and grassland since August according to College of Biologists in La Paz.
    • Alibaba chairman Jack Ma steps down, succeeded by Daniel Zhang.
    • Iranian woman Sahar Khodayari dies after setting herself on fire during her trial, for entering a stadium disguised as a man in Tehran.
    • Malaysia's National Disaster Management Agency deliver half a million face masks to Sarawak state, after more than 930,000 hectares (about 2.3 million acres) burnt in Indonesia cause hazardous levels of air pollution.
    • Novelist Margaret Atwood publishes "The Testaments", her follow-up to "The Handmaid's Tale".
    • GAMING: PC
    • Gears 5 for PC is released. Sera is crumbling, your enemies uniting. Humanity’s reliance on technology has become their downfall and enemies are uniting to wipe out all survivors. As Kait, journey back to uncover the origins of the Locust, and fight with your squad to protect what’s left.
    • Blasphemous for PC is released. Blasphemous is a punishing action-platformer that combines the fast-paced, skilled combat of a hack-n-slash game with a deep and evocative narrative core, delivered through exploration of a huge universe comprised of non-linear levels.
    • GreedFall for PlayStation 4 is released. Explore uncharted new lands as you set foot on a remote island seeping with magic, and filled with riches, lost secrets, and fantastic creatures. Forge this new world's destiny, as you befriend or betray companions and entire factions. With diplomacy, deception and force, become part of a living, evolving world - influence its course and shape your story.* Engage in a core roleplaying experience achieve quests and complete objectives in a multitude of different ways through combat, diplomacy, deception, or stealth.* Complete freedom in character progression play as a male or female, customize your appearance, and freely choose your abilities, spells and skills.* Delve into a mysterious world of magic begin a grand journey and uncover ancient secrets protected by supernatural beings, manifestations of the island's earthly magic.
    • eFootball PES 2020 for PlayStation 4 is released. Experience realism and authenticity in this year's definitive football game: PES 2020. GAMEPLAY: New dynamic dribbling skills, new first touch techniques and finely-tuned ball physics, all developed in close consultation with renowned midfielder Andrés Iniesta. MATCHDAY: Pick a side and join forces with newcomers and veterans alike in a grand struggle for dominance in this new online competitive mode. MASTER LEAGUE: A completely revamped ML experience awaits — featuring a new interactive dialogue system, an overhauled menu design and a more realistic transfer market realized through improved data integration.
    • NASCAR Heat 4 for PlayStation 4 is released. NASCAR Heat 4 is the official video game of NASCAR. Looking and sounding better than ever with updated user interface, graphics and engine audio, race across 38 tracks in all three NASCAR National Series plus the fan-favorite Xtreme Dirt Tour.
    • WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship for PlayStation 4 is released. The most complete and authentic official WRC simulation yet. New physics for all surfaces, a completely redesigned career mode, dynamic weather conditions,50 teams,14 countries,100 tracks, weekly challenges and an eSports mode.
    • Utawarerumono Zan for PlayStation 4 is released. Unveil a lost legend in a new light with Utawarerumono: Zan! This action-packed brawler is a reimagination of the story of Haku, a man with no memories, and the great conflict that consumes the land he calls home. Venture through dynamic battlefields, unleash devastating special moves, and experience a grand tale of war and destiny.
    • The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series for PlayStation 4 is released. Play the acclaimed series that set the benchmark for storytelling in games, based on Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book, The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series contains all 4 Seasons,400 Days, and The Walking Dead: Michonne, which includes over 50 hours of gameplay across 23 unique episodes.
    • US President Donald Trump fires his third national security adviser John Bolton.

    On this day in 2018

    • EVENTS
    • UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres calls for urgent climate change conference saying "climate change moving faster than we are".
    • South Carolina issues mandatory evacuation order affecting one million people ahead of Hurricane Florence.
    • John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice win Emmys for "Jesus Christ Superstar", making them all EGOT winners, Legend is the first black male winner.
    • California passes law to commit to carbon-free electricity sources by 2045.
    • DEATHS
    • Art Faber, Race Car Driver.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Slice is released. In a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors (Zazie Beetz and Chance the Rapper) set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree.
    • Black Earth Rising: Season 1 is released. A case against Rwandan General (Danny Sapani) who is accused of recruiting child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, opens up secrets from the past of the Rwandan genocide including survivor Kate Ashby (Michaela Coel), her adoptive mother (and barrister) Eve Ashby (Harriet Walter) and her boss Michael Ennis (John Goodman) in this BBC2 thriller from Hugo Blick.

    On this day in 2017

    • EVENTS
    • Artist Marta Minujin begins redistributing books from her art installation "Parthenon of Banned Books", honoring books burnt by Nazis, in Kassel Germany.
    • Hurricane Irma makes landfall in the Florida Keys in the US as a category 3 hurricane.
    • DEATHS
    • Da Real Gee Money, Rapper.
    • The Last Post: Season 1 is released. The Peter Moffat drama series set in 1965 follows newly appointed Royal Military Police Captain Joe Martin (Jeremy Neumark Jones) and his new wife, Honor (Jessie Buckley) as they adjust to life in British-occupied Aden (in what is now Yemen).
    • The Orville: Season 1 is released. Set 300 years, Captain Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) of the U.S.S. Orville and his crew -- that includes his ex-wife (Adrianne Palicki) and best friend (Scott Grimes) -- explore space and deal with life on a spaceship in Seth MacFarlane's sci-fi dramedy.
    • The Deuce: Season 1 is released. The drama created by George Pelecanos and David Simon see the rise of the porn industry in New York City during the 1970s-80s through the eyes of twin nightclub owners Vincent and Frankie Martino (both played by James Franco), college student Abigail “Abby” Parker (Margarita Levieva), Times Square prostitute Eileen Merrell (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a pimp named Larry Brown (Gbenga Akinna), Vincent and Frankie Martino’s brother-in-law Chris Bauer (Bobby Dwyer) and a bartender named Paul Hendrickson (Chris Coy).
    • Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), who died at 96.

    On this day in 2016

    • Actress and singer Anna Camp at the age of 33 weds Pitch Perfect co-star Skylar Astin at the age of 29 in a vineyard wedding at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California.
    • DEATHS
    • Eddie Antar, founder and CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store), who died at 68.
    • Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, who died at 89.
    • Wayne Negus, Race Car Driver.

    On this day in 2015

    • EVENTS
    • New human-like species - Homo Naledi announced by Scientists and a team of female archaeologists, found deep in caves in South Africa.
    • Floods and landslides in North East Japan, centered on Joso force 90,000 to evacuate their homes.
    • BIRTHS
    • Livvy Gomez, YouTube Star, born in United States.
    • DEATHS
    • Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor (I Vitelloni, Ulysses, Sciuscià), who died at 83.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Dropsy for PC is released. Dropsy is a non-traditional take on the classic point and click adventure formula starring the game’s perpetually carefree namesake clown as he explores a richly detailed world full of colorful characters and sinister secrets, doling out hugs along the way.
    • Cross of the Dutchman for PC is released. Cross of the Dutchman is an action-adventure game based on the folk legend of "Grutte"Pier Gerlofs Donia. In Cross of the Dutchman, you as the player take the role of Grutte Pier, a Frisian freedom fighter from the 16th century. On your journey you will encounter many challenges, and experience the world of medieval Western Europe like no game before. Will you be able to live up to the legend and liberate Frisia?
    • Q.U.B.E. Director's Cut for Wii U is released. Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut is a brain-twisting first-person puzzler. Using special high-tech gloves, you manipulate the environment around you build bridges, shift walls, open new paths - in order to journey deep into a mysterious giant cube hurtling through space towards Earth and destroy it from within before it eradicates all life on our planet! This Directors Cut version contains an all new story and dialogue by the award-winning writer Rob Yescombe, and Against the Qlock time trials levels that will test your puzzle-solving skills as well as your speed and adaptability.- Story by the award-winning Rob Yescombe- Challenging and unusual puzzles- New time-trial mode with 10 levels- Brand new original music score
    • Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson resigns in wake of IRA supposed killing of Kevin McGuigan.

    On this day in 2014

    • DEATHS
    • Oldrich František Korte, Czech composer, who died at 88.
    • Richard Kiel, American actor, who died from a heart attack at 74.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • My Old Lady is released. A down-and-out New Yorker inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father and is stunned to find a refined old lady living there with her protective daughter. [Cohen Media Group]
    • MOVIES: SEPTEMBER 10 2014
    • Born to Fly is released. Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company form a motley troupe of flyers and crashers. Propelled by Streb’s edict that “anything too safe is not action, ” these daredevils challenge the assumptions of art, aging, injury, gender, and human possibility. Born to Fly traces the evolution of Elizabeth Streb’s movement philosophy as she pushes herself and her performers from the ground to the sky.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Minimum for PC is released. Set in a minimalistic stylized universe, Minimum features fast-paced combat with an elaborate blueprint crafting system that pits two teams against each other with their own gigantic robotic Titan. Collect materials from fallen foes and build damaging weapons to become deadlier as matches progress.
    • SPORTS
    • First Invictus Games Held. The international games bring together wounded armed forces personnel and veterans who compete in athletic competitions. The Invictus Games were held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, England. 300 competitors from 13 countries participated in the games. The next games will take place in 2016..

    On this day in 2013

    • EVENTS
    • 16 people are killed after a series of bomb attacks across Iraq.
    • Three people are killed after a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter crashes in the Arctic Ocean.
    • TV personality Holly Madison at the age of 33 weds Insomniac Events founder Pasquale Rotella in a fairytale wedding at Disneyland at the age of div 2019.
    • Sons of Anarchy: Season 6 is released. Jax tries to balance his life with SAMCRO and being a good father to his son.
    • ALBUMS
    • Privateering was released by Mark Knopfler. The double-disc release for the former Dire Straits leader was co-produced with Guy Fletcher and Chuck Ainlay.
    • Tales of Us was released by Goldfrapp. The sixth full-length release from the electronic duo is an cinematic-inspired album that will be accompanied by a film directed by Lisa Gunning.
    • Still Within the Sound of My Voice was released by Jimmy Webb. Produced by Fred Molin, the latest release from the singer-songwriter features guest appearances from such artists as Joe Cocker, David Crosby, Art Garfunkel, Amy Grant, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett, Graham Nash, Carly Simon, Keith Urban and Brian Wilson.
    • On Oni Pond was released by Man Man. The fifth full-length release for the Philadelphia-based experimental rock band was produced by Mike Mogis.
    • Nobody Knows was released by Willis Earl Beal. The second release for the singer-songwriter features Rodaidh McDonald and a duet with Cat Powers.
    • Tookah was released by Emilíana Torrini. The fourth full-length release for the Icelandic singer-songwriter was produced by Dan Carey.
    • Troubadour was released by The Stepkids. The second full-length studio release for the Connecticut trio is said to be somewhat autobiographical.
    • The Electric Lady was released by Janelle Monáe. The second release for the Atlanta R&B singer continues the story of her alter-ego Cindi Mayweather with guest appearances from Erykah Badu, Big Boi, Cee Lo Green, Solange Knowles, Miguel, Prince, and Esperanza Spalding.
    • The Things We Think We're Missing was released by Balance & Composure. The second full-length release for the Pennsylvania alternative rock band was produced by Will Yip.
    • Weird Sister was released by Joanna Gruesome. The debut release for the Welsh noise pop band was produced by MJ of the Hookworms.
    • Feels Like Home was released by Sheryl Crow. Produced with Justin Niebank, the first country release for the singer-songwriter includes songs co-written with Al Anderson, Brandy Clark, Rodney Clawson, Chris DuBois, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, and Brad Paisley.
    • Factory Floor was released by Factory Floor. This is the debut full-length release for the British trio led by Nik Colk Void.
    • Essential Tremors was released by J. Roddy Walston and the Business. The third full-length release for the rock band was co-produced by Mark Neill and Matt Wignall.
    • Live at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco Aug 31-Sept 1 2011 was released by Corridos Famosos. The second live release for the slide guitarist is a collaboration with The Corridos Famosos band and recorded from two nights at San Francisco's Great American Hall in 2011.
    • Kiss Land was released by The Weeknd. After a trilogy of mixtapes, the Canadian artist releases his debut studio release that includes a guest appearance from Drake.
    • Kaani was released by Tal National. The third release for the Nigerian ensemble was recorded with the help of producer Jamie Carter.
    • B.O.A.T.S. II: #METIME was released by 2 Chainz. The second solo full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from such artists as Drake, Fergie, Lil Wayne, Ma$e, Chrisette Michele, Pharrell, Pusha T, and T-Pain.
    • Coming Apart was released by Body/Head. The debut full-length release for Kim Gordon's post-Sonic Youth project is with guitarist Bill Nace.
    • Dynamics was released by Holy Ghost!. This is the second release for the Brooklyn duo of Alex Frankel and Nick Millhiser.
    • Apar was released by Delorean. The fourth full-length release for the Spanish electronic pop band includes a guest appearance of Chairlift's Caroline Polachek.
    • AM was released by Arctic Monkeys. Produced by James Ford and Ross Orton, the fifth full-length studio release for the indie rock band includes guest appearances by Josh Homme, Bill Ryder-Jones, and Pete Thomas.
    • Bed & Bugs was released by Obits. The third release for the Brooklyn garage punk band was recorded in Virginia with Nikhil Ranade.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs for PC is released. Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is an upcoming survival horror video game developed by thechineseroom and produced by Frictional Games. The game is an indirect sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, which was developed and produced by Frictional Games.
    • Carnivores HD: Dinosaur Hunter for PlayStation 3 is released. In the future, advances in engineering made interstellar travel possible, ushering forth the era of space exploration. Along many planets the mankind has discovered was a world very similar to Earth circa Jurassic period. The planet had a lot of islands populated with huge and wild animals, which supposedly looked just like Earth's long extinct dinosaurs. Soon enough exploration of the planet has begun. «DinoHunt, Inc» was established and the company started to provide hunting trips for everyone wealthy and bold enough to take on mighty creatures inhabiting the planet. You are one of those hunters. The game brings you to an ancient environment and lets you hunt for the most dangerous and the strongest creatures in the universe.
    • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX for PlayStation 3 is released. In KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 ReMIX, players can indulge in the KINGDOM HEARTS universe once again with Sora, Riku and the timeless cast of Disney characters, including Mickey, Donald and Goofy. The game marks the first time a KINGDOM HEARTS title has made its way onto the PlayStation 3 system. The fully remastered HD compilation includes KINGDOM HEARTS FINAL MIX, previously exclusive to the Japanese market, and KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories. The compilation also features HD cinematic story videos from KINGDOM HEARTS 358/2 Days, enhanced gameplay mechanics and PlayStation 3 system trophies.
    • NHL 14 for PlayStation 3 is released. Unlock the highest level of hockey aggression, speed and skill. Deliver hits with the NHL® Collision Physics, built from FIFA’s Player Impact Engine. Drop your gloves with the new Enforcer Engine, powered by EA SPORTS™ Fight Night technology. Dangle defenders with new One-Touch Dekes and experience enhanced speed and control with the second season of True Performance Skating.
    • Puppeteer for PlayStation 3 is released. Puppeteer is a brand new franchise developed exclusively for PlayStation 3 by SCE JAPAN Studio. Set in a magical puppeteer's theatre, this title introduces you to a strange and fantastic world, where the environment is constantly changing. Players experience a rich, dark fairytale where surprises lurk around every corner.
    • Killzone: Mercenary for PlayStation Vita is released. Killzone: Mercenary proides a new perspective on the Killzone Universe. You’re not simply an Army grunt folling orders - you’re freelance gun for hire, a merc - a soldier of fortune - someone who doesn't play by the rules or fight for any particular flag. They’re in it for the cheddar. The client might enumerate the objective, but he won't tell you how to do your job. You formulate your own tactics and choose your own weapons; so long as you get the job done. The game provides a full single player Campaign, spread over 9 missions. In addition to the primary missions, there is a new Contracts mode, offering an additional 27 sets of objectives. You select from three difficulty settings; Recruit Trooper and Veteran. The harder the difficulty selected the higher the rewards earned.
    • Clay Shaw, American politician (Rep-R-FL,1981-2007), who died from lung cancer at 74.


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