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  • Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) is being celebrated in Bhutan
  • 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

    • DEATHS
    • Horacio Accavallo, Argentine boxer (undisputed WBA & WBC flyweight titles 1966-68), who died at 87.
    • Jean-Luc Godard, Director.
    • Kornelije Kovac, Composer.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Clerks III is released. Following a massive heart attack, Randal enlists his friends and fellow clerks Dante, Elias, Jay, and Silent Bob to make a movie immortalizing his life at the convenience store that started it all.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Lovecraft's Untold Stories 2 for PC is released. Lovecraft's Untold Stories 2 is an action RPG with rogue-like elements that continues the story where Lovecraft's Untold Stories left off, taking the characters to a new stage in their fight against the Unknown, in a completely new graphics style.Loot drops of randomized gear and resources to craft your own, explore old and new procedurally generated locations, defend yourself against dozens of different enemies and face off against epic bosses! Beware, for the game is more challenging than ever before, and the tough nightmarish creatures opposing you will not give up easily!
    • Isonzo for PlayStation 5 is released. Ferocious Alpine warfare will test your tactical skills in this authentic WW1 FPS. Battle among the scenic peaks, rugged valleys and idyllic towns of northern Italy. The Great War on the Italian Front is brought to life and elevated to unexpected heights.
    • Little Orpheus for Switch is released. The year is 1962 and NASA are trying to put a man on the moon. In a remote corner of Siberia, a Soviet cosmonaut is heading in the other direction. Comrade Ivan Ivanovich is dropped into an extinct volcano in his exploration capsule, Little Orpheus, to explore the center of the earth. He promptly vanishes.Join our bold yet hapless hero as he explores lost civilizations, undersea kingdoms, prehistoric jungles and lands beyond imagination. Gasp as he battles the subhuman tribe of the Menkv and escapes the clutches of dreadful monsters! Cheer as he triumphs over impossible odds and brings socialism to the subterranean worlds!Little Orpheus is a technicolor side-scrolling adventure game inspired by classic movies like Flash Gordon, Sinbad and The Land that Time Forgot. Delivered in eight bite-size, commute-friendly episodes, Little Orpheus is simple enough for casual players but rich enough for seasoned adventure fans.
    • Easy Come Easy Golf for Switch is released. Golf-game developer Clap Hanz' latest work makes its Nintendo Switch™ debut. Play with friends, family, people from all over the world, or kick back and golf on your own! Earn new characters, costumes, and courses as you play rounds in the main mode, Tour Mode. Track your growth by improving your Best Score on each course!Hop online and participate in a World Tournament or Online Match. World Tournaments with set rules are hosted weekly, and players worldwide pull out all the stops to see who has the top score! Play rounds with players from all over the world, hassle-free, in Online Match. If private affairs are more up your alley, create password-protected rooms to hit the course with friends!
    • Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden for Switch is released. This is the tale of a girl who swears revenge on monsters.After losing her home, she joins hands with a mysterious boy and sets out into the unknown. But will it be the light of hope, or the darkness of despair that awaits them at journey's end...? The Voice of Cards series are RPGs, told entirely through the medium of cards.In "The Beasts of Burden", you can trap the monsters you defeat in cards and use them as skills in battle.Enjoy a truly unique gaming experience from the minds of YOKO TARO, Keiichi Okabe and Kimihiko Fujisaka.*This game is not a direct sequel to Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars or Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden and can be enjoyed as a standalone adventure.*Product bundles that include this game are also available. Please take care to avoid making duplicate purchases.*Please be aware that services which require an internet connection to use may be discontinued after a time has passed from the game’s release.

    On this day in 2021

    • Y: The Last Man: Season 1 is released. Survivors of a post-apocalyptic calamity that killed every mammal with a Y chromosome except for Yorick Brown (Ben Schnetzer) and his pet monkey, look to rebuild a better society in this FX on Hulu series based on DC Comics of the same name by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra.
    • Finding Alice: Season 1 is released. The sudden death of the husband of Alice Dillion (Keeley Hawes) soon reveals a number of secrets he hid from everyone in this dark dramedy created by Roger Goldby, Hawes and Simon Nye.[Premiered originally in the UK on ITV on 17 Jan 2021 and in the US on AcornTV on 13 Sep 2021]
    • Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett makes first official visit to Egypt in a decade for talks with President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Sharm el-Sheikh.
    • Nicki Minaj tweets misinformation about vaccines making men impotent, forcing prominent officials to publicly debunk it, including Antony Fauci and the Health Minister of Trinidad.
    • Ruly Carpenter, American baseball executive (principal owner and president Philadelphia Phillies 1972-81), who died at 81.

    On this day in 2020

    • EVENTS
    • ANA Inspiration Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Mirim Lee of South Korea wins her first major title; beats Brooke Henderson and Nelly Korda with a birdie on first playoff hole.

    On this day in 2019

    • EVENTS
    • US actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal.
    • DEATHS
    • Eddie Money [Mahoney], American rock singer-songwriter (" Two Tickets To Paradise" ; 'Take Me Home Tonight"), who died of esophageal cancer at 70.
    • Freaks is released. Kept locked inside the house by her father (Emile Hirsch),7-year-old Chloe (Lexy Kolker) lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat – or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger (Bruce Dern) offers her a glimpse of what’s really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn’t so simple, the danger is very real.
    • Chained for Life is released. A beautiful actress struggles to connect with her disfigured co-star on the set of a European auteur's English-language debut.
    • Liam Gallagher: As It Was is released. Controversial Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher gives unparalleled access into his life after his public blow up with brother and bandmate, Noel. See how his fall from superstardom turned into the visionary launch of a solo career.
    • Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is released. Moonlight Sonata is a deeply personal memoir about a deaf boy growing up, his deaf grandfather growing old, and Beethoven the year he was blindsided by deafness and wrote his iconic sonata. Their lives weave a story about what we discover when we push beyond loss.
    • One Cut of the Dead is released. Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned WWII Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies.
    • MOVIES: NR
    • The Sound of Silence is released. There are a symphony of almost undetectable sounds that make up a moment of silence, and Peter Lucian (Peter Sarsgaard) is determined to catalogue them all. Through his job as a New York City “house tuner, ” the hyper-methodical Peter works meticulously to diagnose the discordant ambient noises—produced by everything from wind patterns to humming electrical appliances—adversely affecting his clients’ moods. When he takes on the particularly difficult case of Ellen (Rashida Jones), a lonely woman plagued by chronic exhaustion, Peter finds that the mysteries of the soul may be even greater than the mysteries of sound. A quietly moving portrait of a harmony-obsessed man learning to embrace the dissonances of human emotion, The Sound of Silence invites viewers to hear the world with fresh ears.
    • Depraved is released. Suffering from PTSD following his stint as an army medic, Henry (David Call) now works feverishly in his Brooklyn laboratory to forget the death he witnessed overseas by creating life in the form of a man cobbled together from body parts. After procuring a brain from an unwitting victim, his creation—Adam (Alex Breaux)—is born. But it soon seems that giving life to Adam was the easy part; teaching him how to live in a dark and troubled world may be perilous. [IFC Midnight]
    • MOVIES: R
    • Hustlers is released. Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
    • The Goldfinch is released. Theodore “Theo” Decker (Ansel Elgort) was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day...a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.
    • Monos is released. In a remote mountaintop setting somewhere in Latin America, a rebel group of teenage commandos bearing noms de guerre like Rambo, Smurf, Bigfoot, Wolf and Boom-Boom perform military training exercises while watching over a prisoner (Julianne Nicholson) and a conscripted milk cow for a shadowy force known only as The Organization. After an ambush drives the squadron into the jungle, fracturing their intricate bond, the mission begins to collapse.
    • Unbelievable: Season 1 is released. Detectives Grace Rasmussen (Toni Collette) and Karen Duvall (Merritt Wever) investigate a possible serial rapist that connects them to a teenager (Kaitlyn Dever) in another state whose rape report was not believed in this limited series inspired by a Pulitzer Prize-winning article (and an This American Life radio episode) about the real cases.
    • Undone: Season 1 is released. The rotoscope animation from Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg follows 28-year-old Alma (Rosa Salazar) as she seeks answers to her father's death after an accident nearly kills her and discovers an ability to travel through time.
    • ALBUMS
    • The Practice of Love was released by Jenny Hval. The seventh full-length release for the Norwegian avant-garde artist features guest appearances from Félicia Atkinson, Laura Jean and Vivian Wang.
    • The Return was released by Sampa the Great. The debut full-length studio release for the Australian rapper features guest appearances from Alien, Blue Lab Beats, Boadi, Jace XL, Krown, Lori, Mandarin Dreams, SILENTJAY, Steam Down, Sunburnt Soul Choir, Thando, Mwanje Tembo, Theresa Mutale Tembo, Whosane, and Ecca Vandal.
    • Of the Sun was released by Trupa Trupa. The latest full-length release for the Polish alternative band led by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski was recorded, produced and mixed by Michal Kupicz.
    • Pang! was released by Gruff Rhys. The sixth full-length solo release for the Super Furry Animals frontman was produced and mixed by Muzi.
    • Hypersonic Missiles was released by Sam Fender. The debut full-length release for the indie singer-songwriter was recorded with Bramwell Bronte.
    • House of Sugar was released by (Sandy) Alex G. The latest full-length release for the Philadelphia artist features contributions from Samuel Acchione, Molly Germer, John Heywood, Tom Kelly, Jacob Portrait, and Emily Yacina.
    • Metronomy Forever was released by Metronomy. The sixth full-length release for the British electropop band led by Joseph Mount was recorded in his home studio.
    • Miami Memory was released by Alex Cameron. The third full-length release for the Australian indie singer-songwriter was inspired by his relationship with Jemima Kirke and was produced by Jonathan Rado.
    • Ma was released by Devendra Banhart. The theme of maternal love is central to the 10th full-length release from the singer-songwriter.
    • Lookout Low was released by Twin Peaks. The fourth full-length release for the Chicago garage-rock band was produced by Ethan Johns.
    • Days of the Bagnold Summer OST was released by Belle and Sebastian. The soundtrack for Simon Bird's coming-of-age comedy from the Scottish indie rock band includes 11 new songs as well as two previously released tracks.
    • Charli was released by Charli XCX. The third full-length studio release for the British pop artist was produced by A.G. Cook and features guest appearances from Big Freedia, Brooke Candy, Christine and the Queen, Clairo, CupcakKe, Haim, Lizzo, Kim PetrasTroye Sivan, Sky Ferreira, Tommy Cash, Pabllo Vittar, and Yaeji.
    • Beneath the Eyrie was released by Pixies. The seventh full-length studio release for the alternative rock band was produced by Tom Dalgety.
    • Birth of Violence was released by Chelsea Wolfe. The sixth full-length release for the California singer-songwriter was recorded by Ben Chisholm.
    • All My Heroes Are Cornballs was released by JPEGMAFIA. The third full-length studio release for the rapper from Baltimore was self-recorded and features guest appearances from Abdu Ali, Helena Deland and Buzzy Lee.
    • Borderlands 3 for PlayStation 4 is released. At the hard edge of the galaxy lies a group of planets ruthlessly exploited by militarized corporations. Brimming with loot and violence, this is your home – the Borderlands. Answering the call of the Siren champion Lilith, four Vault Hunters charge head-first into a spray of bullets, blood, and bandits to recover a map to ancient Vaults and prevent a universe-destroying power from falling into the wrong hands. The rest is history. Fearless renegade mercenaries on the wildest interplanetary treasure hunt of all time. FL4K is a wandering robotic tracker whose cold steel heart warms only for their pet beasts. Amara beats bad guys into pancakes with her psychic fists. Moze’s best friend is a 10-ton walking killing machine. And Zane, the semi-retired corporate hitman... well, he’s Zane. Hunting Alone? No problem! Shoot and loot your way through the Borderlands, discovering the region’s untold stories and piling high your increasingly deadly cache of goodies and weapons. [2K Games]
    • Daemon X Machina for Switch is released. The future of mech-actions games is here. Defend the planet and defeat corrupted A.I. controlled robots using your Arsenal, a fully customizable mechanized battle suit. Choose and equip your Arsenal with a multitude of weapons, obtain more from downed enemy Arsenals, and swap them on the fly to suit your strategy in the face of ever-changing threats that may bring the end of the world. It was the greatest disaster in recorded history The moon tore apart, turning the sky into a kaleidoscope of red light that illuminated all who watched from below. Survive this apocalyptic new age as a mercenary and pilot powerful mechs in this brand-new action game from Kenichiro Tsukuda (Armored Core) and mech designer Shoji Kawamori (Super Dimensional Fortress Macross).Features:* The player's avatar is customizable with a variety of options* Each Arsenal can be equipped with different weapons on its arms and shoulders, as well as reserve weaponry on its back that can be swapped out during battle* Defeated enemies drop ammo and weapons, which the player can obtain and use on the fly* Online and local wireless multiplayer modes support up to 4 players
    • Star Wars Pinball for Switch is released. May the Force be with you! Use the Force to guide the silver ball! Will you choose the Light or Dark side?Feel the power of the Force in Star Wars Pinball! Set in a galaxy far, far away, each of the tables in this brand new pack lets you interact with the most iconic characters, and relive the greatest moments of the Star Wars universe: Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Boba Fett. May the Force be with you!Influence the Balance of the Force! Join either the Light Side or Dark Side and take part in the epic struggle by simply posting scores for your chosen side!Full list of features:-Three brand new tables: Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and The Clone Wars-Compete against other players to achieve the highest ForceScore, and team up with your friends to increase your TeamScore-Hotseat multiplayer mode-New tables released regularly through the Nintendo eShop

    On this day in 2018

    • EVENTS
    • Spanish parliament votes to exhume former dictator Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen.
    • Pope Francis meets with leaders of the American Catholic Church in Rome to discuss sexual abuse.
    • Nearly 40% (36.6%) of all female suicides occur in India according to report published in "The Lancet".
    • Islamic extremism by 121 groups caused 84,000 deaths in 2017 according to report by Global Extremist Monitor presented by Tony Blair.
    • DEATHS
    • Ivo Petric, Slovenian composer, who died at 86.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Lamplight City for PC is released. A steampunk-ish detective adventure from the creator of A Golden Wake and Shardlight. Can private investigator Miles Fordham find justice for his clients and track down his partner's killer before his entire world comes apart?
    • Megaquarium for PC is released. A theme park management tycoon game with an aquatic twist. Design your displays, look after your fish, manage your staff and keep your guests happy. It's all in a day's work as the curator of your very own Megaquarium.
    • Frozen Synapse 2 for PC is released. Frozen Synapse 2 is the sequel to the original turn-based tactical game. Command your squads in a vast procedurally generated city: enter any building, perform any mission, execute any strategy.
    • Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD for Switch is released. Explore the world of the fifteenth FINAL FANTASY in the palm of your hand.Download Chapter 1 and play for free!Subsequent chapters are available for purchase."Explore the world of FINAL FANTASY XVwith a cast of cute and cool characters! "Now you can enjoy the FINAL FANTASY XV story across 10 exciting chapters.Tap to move, tap to talk, and tap to fightEasy for anyone to pick up and play![Story]The Tale of the Chosen King, Savior to the Star.After years of fighting, the nations of Lucis and Niflheim at last agree to an armistice.As a symbol of this promised peace, Noctis, crown prince of Lucis, is to wed the Lady Lunafreya of Tenebrae.The prince sets forth for his wedding on the eve of the signing ceremony, sent off by his father, King Regis.Unbeknownst to Noctis, however, the journey ahead is fraught with perils...
    • Cities: Skylines - Nintendo Switch Edition for Switch is released. Developed by Colossal Order, Cities: Skylines offers sprawling landscapes and maps with endless sandbox gameplay and new ways to expand your city. Key to progression is the ability to influence your city’s policy by incorporating taxation into districts. All this including the ability to mod the game to suit your play style makes this the definitive city building simulation.
    • Bastion for Switch is released. Bastion is an original action role-playing game featuring a reactive narrator who marks your every move, lush hand-painted 2D artwork, and tight responsive gameplay that rewards playing with finesse. The game is designed to be simple to pick up and start playing, while offering a lot of rich choices around character customization as well as a deep story and gameworld you can lose yourself in.
    • Old School Musical for Switch is released. What has 50 amazing chiptune tracks, a loony story mode,32 different chicken types to fight, and takes you on a tour of all your favorite retro games? It's Old School Musical of course. Tib and Rob are the heroes of a wacky adventure that will teach them where all of the bugs in our favorite games come from. Have you ever played a rhythm game before? Well, this is like that, but much better. With each note, you are responsible for the success of our two heroes' quest. Swing your sword and shoot with your spacecraft to the beat of chiptune tracks from Dubmood, Zabutom, Hello World, Yponeko and Le Plancton.
    • Senran Kagura Reflexions for Switch is released. Can you feel it? The beating of her heart... In a classroom after school, learn the ways of "Reflexology"by syncing with her heart and body. SENRAN KAGURA combines with HD Rumble on the Nintendo Switch. She called you into the classroom after school. She's waiting there for you. But she might not be her usual self... Delve into intimacy by massaging her hands and helping her relax. Explore her many daydreams to see her in different lights. Get to know her as an energetic admirer, an experienced warrior, a curious classmate...and much more.
    • Surgeon Simulator CPR for Switch is released. Didn’t fancy seven years at medical school? Skip straight to the operating table with the critically-acclaimed Surgeon Simulator CPR, fully revived and feeling better-than-ever on the Nintendo Switch. Now featuring all-new motion control functionality as well as local co-op play, it’s time to scrub up for the most immersive version yet of the infamous operation sim.
    • Wasteland 2: Director's Cut for Switch is released. From the Producer of the original Fallout comes Wasteland 2, the sequel to the first-ever post-apocalyptic computer RPG.The Wasteland's hellish landscape is waiting for you to make your mark... or die trying. With over 80 hours of gameplay, you will deck out your Desert Ranger squad with the most devastating weaponry this side of the fallout zone, test the limits of your strategy skills, and bring justice to the wasteland.Features:- One Size Does Not Fit All: Don't feel like finding the key for a door? Pick the lock, bash it down with your boot, or just blow it open!- Decision Making... with Consequences: With both short and long term reactivity, your choices ripple outwards, changing the game's events and forever altering the lives of those in the wasteland.- Huge & Customizable: Hundreds of characters. Thousands of variations on your Rangers' appearance. Over 150 weapons. No two players will have the same experience.
    • SPORTS
    • Amazon live streams “Thursday Night Football” Cincinnati beats Baltimore 34-23; first all-female broadcast booth in NFL history; Andrea Kremer calls game with Hannah Storm.

    On this day in 2017

    • EVENTS
    • Actress Rebel Wilson awarded $4.56 million in damages in libel case against Bauer Media in Melbourne, largest defamation payout in Australia.
    • Martin Shkreli's bail revoked after he judged risk to community for posting $5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair.
    • UN Secretary-General António Guterres says Rohingya refugee crisis now "catastrophic" as 370,000 confirmed to have fled Myanmar.
    • Nursing home inhabitants rescued after losing their air-conditioning in aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Florida,11 die.
    • DEATHS
    • Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), who died of a heart attack at 80.
    • Grant Hart, American punk rock drummer and songwriter (Hüsker Dü), who died of liver cancer at 56.
    • EX LIBRIS: The New York Public Library is released. Frederick Wiseman’s film, EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions of the world. The film reveals the library as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning to 18 million patrons and 32 million online visitors annually. There are 92 library branches throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island. The NYPL is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city. It is accessible, open to everyone and exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual’s right to know and be informed. The library is one of the most democratic institutions in America—all races, social classes and ethnicities are welcome and are active participants in the life and work of the library. The library strives to inspire learning, advance knowledge and strengthen communities.
    • Dayveon is released. Struggling with his older brother’s death,13-year-old Dayveon (Devin Blackmon) spends the sweltering summer days roaming around his rural Arkansan town. With no parents and few role models, he soon falls in with the local gang. Though his sister’s boyfriend tries to provide stability and comfort as a reluctant father figure, Dayveon becomes increasingly drawn into the camaraderie and violence of his new world. [FilmRise]
    • GAMING: 3DS
    • Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition for 3DS is released. The game involves players creating and destroying various types of blocks in a three dimensional environment. The player takes an avatar that can destroy or create blocks, forming fantastic structures, creations and artwork across the various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes.
    • Pete Domenici, American politician, U.S. Senator from New Mexico (1973-2009), who died at 85.
    • SPORTS
    • International Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games.

    On this day in 2016

    • GAMING: PC
    • ReCore for PC is released. Assume the role of Joule Adams, a young survivor of a terrible cataclysm who journeys from Earth to the desert world, “Far Eden” to build mankind’s new home. But when Joule wakes after centuries in cryo-sleep, nothing has gone according to plan… With her “Corebot” companion, Mack, Joule begins an adventure to unlock secrets from the past, defeat powerful foes, and bring new life and hope to Far Eden. The Far Eden colony was meant to be a paradise, where humans and Corebots could build a future together. Now, however, most of the Corebots have gone rogue, and the planet is plagued by violent sandstorms. In some areas these storms come and go, altering the terrain and revealing new areas to explore and new challenges to overcome. Defeat your enemies—including massive boss creatures—with creative tactics, split-second timing, and by unleashing your Corebots’ unique abilities. Craft components to customize your Corebots to create your perfect battle party, and then share your creations with other gamers online. [Armature]
    • RIVE for PC is released. RIVE’s unique 360-degree shooter/platformer hybrid lets you choreograph a ‘dance of destruction’. It feels like the explosive games of yore, pumping megapixels like it’s 2016.
    • Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 for PC is released. In PES 2017, the 1st touch is calculated by player attributes, as well as the further inclusion of real ball physics directly controlled by the input ball touch. See how different players control the ball in unique and different ways based on where and how you control them, dictating the flow of the game based on how they react to the unpredictable movement of the ball. In addition, there is more control in how you receive passes, and depending on the pass, players can visually execute the exact play intended, from receiving a pass to sending the ball out again. [Konami]
    • Mount & Blade: Warband for PlayStation 4 is released. The first expansion pack for Mount & Blade introduces an array of brand-new features, highlighted by a multiplayer capability that allows up to 32 players to battle it out in team-deathmatch-style combat on a single map.
    • NASCAR Heat Evolution for PlayStation 4 is released. Gameplay modes include Race, Challenges, Season, Chase, Online, and Career. In Career, customize your own NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver. From the high banks of Talladega to the tight turns in Martinsville, each of the 23 licensed NASCAR tracks have been recreated in conjunction with track owners. NASCAR Heat Evolution offers 43 different drivers from the most popular race teams including Stewart-Haas Racing, Joe Gibbs Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Team Penske, Chip Ganassi, and others.
    • Batman: The Telltale Series for PlayStation 4 is released. Enter the fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne and discover the powerful and far-reaching consequences of your choices as the Dark Knight. In this gritty and violent new story from the creators of The Walking Dead – A Telltale Games Series, you'll make discoveries that will shatter Bruce Wayne's world, and the already fragile stability of a corrupt Gotham City. Decide the fate of Gotham City. Determine the fate of Bruce Wayne and his dark persona, Batman. Your choices write a new chapter in the complex and dangerous lives of the playboy industrialist and the vigilante detective. [Telltale]
    • BioShock: The Collection for PlayStation 4 is released. Return to the cities of Rapture and Columbia and experience the BioShock franchise like never before. BioShock: The Collection retells the epic journeys of the BioShock universe remastered for PS4.
    • MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death for PlayStation Vita is released. First, the winds stopped. Then, birds vanished from the skies. Finally, the sun set...And an eternal night fell upon the world. The reason was quickly identified. It was a story told of in legends. The world had ceased hundreds of years ago as well. But there was a legendary mage who had managed to restart it.
    • Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness for PlayStation Vita is released. Developed by MAGES, creators of the “Science Adventure” series (Chaos:Head, Steins; Gate, Robotic; Notes), Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness takes place during the timespan of the first season of the anime series and adds backstory and world building to the overall story, as well as in-depth storylines to each of the newly introduced characters.
    • The Witness for Xbox One is released. You wake up, alone, on a strange island full of puzzles that will challenge and surprise you. You don't remember who you are, and you don't remember how you got here, but there's one thing you can do: explore the island in hope of discovering clues, regaining your memory, and somehow finding your way home. The Witness is a single-player game in an open world with dozens of locations to explore and over 500 puzzles. This game respects you as an intelligent player and it treats your time as precious. There's no filler each of those puzzles brings its own new idea into the mix. So, this is a game full of ideas.
    • Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 for Xbox One is released. A new sequel in the PAC-MAN Championship Edition series comes to next-generation consoles and PC. Taking highlights from the past, PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 takes the best aspects from Championship Edition and Championship Edition DX and evolves the game for the future Featuring 3D graphics and funky visuals, the latest version of the classic game takes chomping and chasing through mazes to a new level.
    • Dead Rising Triple Pack for Xbox One is released. In celebration of Dead Rising’s 10th Anniversary, Capcom has brought Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record to a new generation of zombie slayers.

    On this day in 2015

    • EVENTS
    • EU Migrant Crisis: Germany introduces temporary border controls to cope with huge migrant numbers.
    • Evian Championship Womens Golf, Evian Resort GC: Lydia Ko of New Zealand wins by 6 from Lexi Thompson to become youngest major winner,18yrs,142 days.
    • DEATHS
    • Gary Richrath, American guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), who died at 65.
    • Brian Close, English cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976), who died at 84.
    • Project Greenlight: Season 4 is released. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon return as executive producers for the documentary series that follows the winner of the 2014 digital competition as the first-time director is mentored by Peter and Bobby Farrelly and works on their first feature.
    • Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties.
    • SPORTS
    • Moses Malone, Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA MVP 1979,82-83), who died of heart disease at 60.

    On this day in 2014

    • EVENTS
    • At least 8 people are killed after the ferry MV Maharlika II sinks off the Philippines coast.
    • Farm Aid held in Raleigh, north Carolina; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Jack White, Gary Clarke Jr., Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jamey Johnson, Delta Rae, Todd Snider, Carlene Carter, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.
    • 40 people are killed after T. B. Joshua's The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapses in Nigeria.
    • Paper Crown fashion designer Lauren Conrad at the age of 28 weds musician William Tell at the age of 34 in California.

    On this day in 2013

    • EVENTS
    • 9 people are killed after massive floods in Galati County, Romania.
    • Jim Furyk fires 12-under-par 59 in the 2nd round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms GC in Lake Forest, Illinois, becoming just the 6th player to shoot sub-60 in a PGA Tour event.
    • DEATHS
    • James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952,56), who died at 84.
    • Bayani Mendoza de Leon, Filipino-American musician and composer (Batong-Buhay), who died at 70.
    • Salustiano Sanchez, Supercentenarian.
    • Sample This is released. A documentary that reveals how a forgotten record by the Incredible Bongo Band helped cement the foundation of hip hop when DJ Herc extended its percussion by playing them back to back, creating an anthem on the streets of the Bronx.
    • GMO OMG is released. Today in the United States, by the simple act of feeding ourselves, we are unwittingly participating in the largest experiment ever conducted on human beings. Each of us unknowingly consumes genetically engineered food on a daily basis. The risks and effects to our health and the environment are largely unknown. Yet more and more studies are being conducted around the world, which only provide even more reason for concern. GMO OMG tells the story of a father's discovery of GMOs in relationship to his 3 young children and the world around him. We still have time to heal the planet, feed the world, and live sustainably. But we have to start now!
    • Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is released. Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is an impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his own heart-breaking renditions of American folk songs. The film explores the actor's enigmatic outlook on his life, his unexploited talents as a musician, and includes candid reminiscences by David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Sam Shepard, Kris Kristofferson and Debbie Harry.
    • Herb & Dorothy 50X50 is released. When Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a retired postal clerk and librarian, began collecting works of contemporary art in the 1960s, they never imagined it would outgrow their one bedroom Manhattan apartment and spread throughout America. 50 years later, the collection is nearly 5,000 pieces and worth millions. Refusing to sell, the couple launches an unprecedented project to give a total of 2,500 artworks to museums in all fifty states.
    • Informant is released. Informant examines Brandon Darby, a radical activist turned FBI informant who has been both vilified and deified, but never entirely understood.
    • MOVIES: PG
    • Wadjda is released. An enterprising Saudi girl signs up for her school's Koran recitation competition in hopes of raising the remaining funds she needs to buy a green bicycle she desperately wants.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Insidious: Chapter 2 is released. The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Jayne Mansfield's Car is released. It's 1969 in a small Alabama town, and the death of a quirky clan's long-estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families for the funeral. But do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart or expose truths that could lead to the most unexpected collisions of all?
    • Mother of George is released. Adenike (Danai Gurira) and Ayodele (Isaach De Bankolé) are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following the joyous celebration of the their wedding, complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child - a problem that devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it. Acclaimed director Andrew Dosumnu captures the nuances of this unique and fascinating culture by creating a beautiful, vibrant, and moving portrait of a couple whose joys and struggles are at once intimate and universal. [Oscilloscope Pictures]
    • And While We Were Here is released. While working on a writing project on the island of Ischia, a married woman (Kate Bosworth) enters into an affair with a younger man (Jamie Blackley).
    • Blue Caprice is released. An exploration of the relationship between John Allen Muhammad and 17-year-old Lee Boyd Malvo, the perpetrators of the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.
    • The Family is released. The Manzonis, a notorious mafia family, are relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Volgarr the Viking for PC is released. Remember when games were tough? Return to the Golden Age of arcades with a hardcore action experience that pulls no punches. Volgarr the Viking features simple controls, high challenge, and meticulous design - combined with hand-made pixel animation, an epic soundtrack, and buckets of blood. Flex your gaming muscles and step into the arena with Volgarr the Viking.
    • Legend of Dungeon for PC is released. Legend of Dungeon is a four-player co-op beat-'em-up with dynamic lighting on pixel art.


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