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Today in the World Countries
- International Chocolate Day is being celebrated in International
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Virgo as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Winifred Lua, Instagram Star, born in Singapore.
On this day in 2022
- Horacio Accavallo, Argentine boxer (undisputed WBA & WBC flyweight titles 1966-68), who died at 87.
- Jean-Luc Godard, Director.
- Kornelije Kovac, Composer.
- Clerks III - R 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.
On this day in 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.
- George Wein, American music promoter (Newport Jazz Festival; Newport Folk Festival; New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival), who died at 95.
- Ruly Carpenter, American baseball executive (principal owner and president Philadelphia Phillies 1972-81), who died at 81.
- TV SERIES
- 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]
On this day in 2020
- Chicago Cubs pitcher Alec Mills no-hits the Milwaukee Brewers,12-0 at Miller Park.
- Chicago Cubs pitcher Alec Mills no-hits the Milwaukee Brewers,12-0 at Miller Park, Milwaukee.
- 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.
- US Open Men's Tennis: Austrian Dominic Thiem becomes first in 70 years to recover from 2 sets down to win US crown; beats Alexander Zverev of Germany 2-6,4-6,6-4,6-3,7-6.
On this day in 2019
- US actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal.
- American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Eddie Money died of cancer age 70. He released over ten albums and had a string of hits in the late Seventies including 'Baby Hold On', 'Two Tickets to Paradise' and 'Take Me Home Tonight'..
- Eddie Money [Mahoney], American rock singer-songwriter (" Two Tickets To Paradise" ; 'Take Me Home Tonight"), who died of esophageal cancer at 70.
- Eddie Money [Mahoney], singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight), who died of esophageal cancer at 70.
- Eddie Money, Rock Singer.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Lookout Low was released by Twin Peaks.
The fourth full-length release for the Chicago garage-rock band was produced by Ethan Johns.
- Ma was released by Devendra Banhart.
The theme of maternal love is central to the 10th full-length release from the singer-songwriter.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hypersonic Missiles was released by Sam Fender.
The debut full-length release for the indie singer-songwriter was recorded with Bramwell Bronte.
- 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.
- The Sound of Silence - NR 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.
- The Goldfinch - R 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.
- Hustlers - R 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.
- Liam Gallagher: As It Was - Not Rated 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.
- One Cut of the Dead - Not Rated 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.
- Monos - R 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.
- Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements - Not Rated 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.
- Chained for Life - Not Rated is released.
A beautiful actress struggles to connect with her disfigured co-star on the set of a European auteur's English-language debut.
- Depraved - NR 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]
- Freaks - Not Rated 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.
- TV SERIES
- 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.
On this day in 2018
- Pope Francis meets with leaders of the American Catholic Church in Rome to discuss sexual abuse.
- Spanish parliament votes to exhume former dictator Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ivo Petric, Slovenian composer, who died at 86.
On this day in 2017
- International Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games.
- Martin Shkreli's bail revoked after he judged risk to community for posting $5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair.
- Nursing home inhabitants rescued after losing their air-conditioning in aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Florida,11 die.
- Actress Rebel Wilson awarded $4.56 million in damages in libel case against Bauer Media in Melbourne, largest defamation payout in Australia.
- UN Secretary-General António Guterres says Rohingya refugee crisis now "catastrophic" as 370,000 confirmed to have fled Myanmar.
- Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), who died of a heart attack at 80.
- Pete Domenici, American politician, U.S. Senator from New Mexico (1973-2009), who died at 85.
- Grant Hart, American punk rock drummer and songwriter (Hüsker Dü), who died of liver cancer at 56.
- EX LIBRIS: The New York Public Library - Not Rated 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 - Not Rated 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]
On this day in 2015
- 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.
- Gary Richrath, lead guitarist and songwriter for REO Speedwagon died at the age of 65. Richrath recorded 12 albums with the band before leaving in 1989 and released his own solo album in 1992..
- Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties.
- US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Ðokovic beats Roger Federer 6–4,5–7,6–4,6–4; third man to reach all 4 Grand Slam finals in the same year in Open Era after Rod Laver and Federer.
- 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.
- Moses Malone, Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA MVP 1979,82-83), who died of heart disease at 60.
- TV SERIES
- 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.
On this day in 2014
- 40 people are killed after T. B. Joshua's The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapses in Nigeria.
- 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.
- 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, Todd Snider, and Carlene Carter.
- 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
- 9 people are killed after massive floods in Galati County, Romania.
- 30 people are killed by a mosque bombing attack in Baghdad, Iraq.
- 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.
- 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 - Not Rated 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.
- Wadjda - PG 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.
- The Family - R 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.
- And While We Were Here - R 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 - R 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.
- GMO OMG - Not Rated 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!
- Jayne Mansfield's Car - R 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?
- Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction - Not Rated 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 - Not Rated 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 - Not Rated is released.
Informant examines Brandon Darby, a radical activist turned FBI informant who has been both vilified and deified, but never entirely understood.
- Insidious: Chapter 2 - PG-13 is released.
The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
- Mother of George - R 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]