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Today in the World Countries
- Battle of San Jacinto is being celebrated in Nicaragua
- Death of Prophet Muhammad is being celebrated in Iran
- Martyrdom of Imam Hasan is being celebrated in Iran
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Virgo as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Essam Sasa, Pop Singer, born in Egypt.
- Paola De La Fuente, Fitness Instructor, born in Mexico.
On this day in 2022
- Procession of Queen Elizabeth II's coffin from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster to lie in state, with queues of people paying their respects forming 2.4 miles (3.8km).
- Musician R. Kelly found convicted of further sex crimes in Chicago, including producing child sexual abuse imagery.
- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis send two planes of Venezuelan immigrants to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, as a political ploy.
- Malibu Barbie Paytas-Hacmon, Family Member, born in United States.
- Irene Papas, Movie Actress.
- Bill Pearl, American bodybuilder (5 x Mr. Universe), who died from Parkinson's disease at 91.
- TV SERIES
- The Handmaid's Tale: Season 5 is released.
June, Luke and Moira continue their against the Gilead from afar as Commander Lawrence seeks power and change in Gilead with the help of Aunt Lydia.
On this day in 2021
- US records lowest level of people living in poverty since records began in 1967 (9.1% vs 11.8% in 2019), due to increase in government aid.
- California Governor Gavin Newsom defeats a state vote to recall him from office.
- 1 in 500 Americans have died of COVID-19 pandemic as the nation's known death toll reaches 663,913 (Johns Hopkins).
- 1 in 500 Americans now died of COVID-19 pandemic as the nations's known deathtoll reaches 663,913 (Johns Hopkins).
- Norm MacDonald, Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor (Saturday Night Live,1993-98; Dirty Work; The Norm Show), who died of cancer at 61.
- Norm Macdonald, Comedian.
- Yuriy Sedykh, Russian field athlete (Olympic gold hammer throw 1976,80 Soviet Union; WR 86.74m), who died at 66.
On this day in 2020
- WHO reports largest-ever one-day COVID-19 pandemic case rise of 307,930, daily death toll of 5,500, overall death total is 917,417.
- Israel becomes the 1st country to announce a second national lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, for 3 weeks.
- Jakarta, Indonesia's biggest city of 10 million, imposes widespread restrictions again, amid warnings the healthcare system is on the verge of collapse.
- Astronomers report possible sign of life on Venus, after detecting phosphine in planets's atmosphere by telescope.
- André Guesdon, French soccer defender (Monaco, Nice) and manager (Viry-Châtillon, Angers, Brest), who died at 71.
- TV SERIES
- Des is released.
The three-part miniseries about the investigation and trial of British serial killer, Dennis Nilsen (David Tennant).[Premiered originally in the UK on ITV on 14 Sep 2020]
- We Are Who We Are: Season 1 is released.
14-year-old Fraser (Jack Dylan) adjust to moving from New York City to an Italian military base and connects with fellow 14-year-old Caitlin (Jordan Kristine Seamón) in this Luca Guadagnino coming-of-age drama series.
- The Third Day: Season 1 is released.
Sam (Jude Law) ends up on an island and finds inhabitants who want to protect their rituals at all costs while Helen (Naomie Harris) comes to the island looking for answers in this limited series created by Dennis Kelly and Felix Barrett.
On this day in 2019
- Drone attack on Abqaiq oil plant in Saudi Arabia takes out half of country's oil production and 5% of the world's. Yemen Houthi rebels claim responsibility..
- Former Welsh rugby union and league player Gareth Thomas reveals he is HIV positive.
- John Ralston, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker, coach and executive (Cal, Stanford, Denver Broncos), who died at 92.
On this day in 2018
- Hurricane Florence makes landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, as a category 1 hurricane.
- Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort pleads guilty to conspiracy charges and agrees to co-operative with Government investigations.
- Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort pleads guilty to conspiracy charges and agrees to cooperative with Government investigatuions.
- Verve Records held a launch party at the Rainbow Room in New York City to celebrate the release of Tony Bennett and Diana Krall's album Love Is Here To Stay. After the duo performed their rendition of 'Fascinating Rhythm, ' Guinness World Records adjudicator Alex Angert announced Bennett - who first recorded the tune under the stage name Joe Bari over 68 years earlier - was now the title holder for "the longest time between the release of an original recording and a re-recording of the same single.".
- Zienia Merton, TV Actress.
- We're Not Talking was released by The Goon Sax.
The second full-length release for the Australian indie pop trio was produced with Architecture In Helsinki's James Cecil and Cameron Bird.
- True Meanings was released by Paul Weller.
The 14th full-length solo studio release for British singer-songwriter was recorded in just over three weeks and features contributions from Rod Argent, Martin Carthy, Erland Cooper, Connor O’Brien, and Danny Thompson.
- Twisted Crystal was released by Guerilla Toss.
The sixth full-length release for the New York-based band led by Kassie Carlson includes influences from 70s krautrock and experimental rock.
- Room 25 was released by Noname.
The debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-based Chicago rapper was self-released.
- Snow Bound was released by The Chills.
The latest release for the Martin Phillipps indie pop band was produced by Greg Haver.
- The Crossing was released by Alejandro Escovedo.
The latest release for the Texas-based singer-songwriter is a concept album about two men, one from Italy and the other from Mexico, as they seek to immigrate to the United States.
- Emanon was released by Wayne Shorter.
The three-disc release from the saxophonist includes a six-track live set recorded in 2016 and a graphic novel.
- Double Negative was released by Low.
The 12th full-length release for the indie rock trio was produced by B.J. Burton.
- Cry Pretty was released by Carrie Underwood.
The sixth full-length release for the country/pop artist features a guest appearance from Ludacris and was co-produced with David Garcia.
- Resistance was released by Brandon Coleman.
The second full-length solo release for the Los Angeles artist features guest appearances from N’Dambi, Patrice Quinn, Sheera, and Techdizzle.
- 13 Rivers was released by Richard Thompson.
The latest full-length solo release for the British singer-songwriter was self-produced.
- Monsters Exist was released by Orbital.
The first new full-length release for the British electronic duo features a guest appearance from Prof. Brian Cox and a deluxe edition includes another eight tracks.
- My Mind Makes Noises was released by Pale Waves.
The debut full-length release for the British indie pop band led by Heather Baron-Gracie was co-produced by The 1975's Matty Healy and George Daniel (as well as Jonathan Gilmore and the band's drummer Ciara Doran).
- My Way was released by Willie Nelson.
The latest release for the country singer-songwriter is a tribute to Frank Sinatra featuring songs made famous by the the man called the Chairman of the Board and a guest appearance by Norah Jones.
- Gave in Rest was released by Sarah Davachi.
The second release in 2018 for the Canadian artist was inspired by her European tour and features contributions from Thierry Amar, Terri Hron, Lisa McGee, and Jessica Moss.
- For Ever was released by Jungle.
The second full-length release for the British soul collective was recorded in London and Los Angeles.
- Heaven was released by Dilly Dally.
The second full-length release for the Toronto-based rock band was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Rob Schnapf.
- Hale County This Morning, This Evening - Not Rated is released.
An inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people, Hale County This Morning, This Evening looks at the lives of Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from rural Hale County, Alabama, over the course of five years. Collins attends college in search of opportunity while Bryant becomes a father to an energetic son in an open-ended, poetic form that privileges the patiently observed interstices of their lives. The audience is invited to experience the mundane and monumental, birth and death, the quotidian and the sublime. These moments combine to communicate the region’s deep culture and provide glimpses of the complex ways the African American community’s collective image is integrated into America’s visual imagination. [Cinema Guild]
- Lizzie - R is released.
Lizzie is a psychological thriller that reveals many layers of the strange and fragile Lizzie Borden, who stood accused of the infamous 1892 axe murder of her family in Fall River, Massachusetts. An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie (Chloë Sevigny) lives a claustrophobic life under her father’s cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan (Kristen Stewart), a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit, and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.
- I Think We're Alone Now - Not Rated is released.
Del (Peter Dinklage) is alone in the world. After the human race is wiped out, he lives in his small, empty town, content in his solitude and the utopia he’s methodically created for himself — until he is discovered by Grace (Elle Fanning), an interloper whose history and motives are obscure. Worse yet, she wants to stay.
- Mandy - Not Rated is released.
Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.
- Museo - Not Rated is released.
Perennial students Juan and Wilson are planning a daring coup. They intend to break into the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City and steal precious Mayan, Mixtec and Zapotec artefacts, in particular the funerary mask of King Pakal. While their families celebrate Christmas they get down to business, just like a couple of seasoned criminals. Everything goes off without a hitch and, with their sports bags stuffed full of treasures, they return home to see on the news how their deed is described as an attack on the entire nation. Only now do they realise the gravity of their actions. Feeling more than a little queasy, they set about fencing their haul. The ensuing road movie takes us from the impressive Mayan ruins of Palenque to the chic seaside resort of Acapulco. Even when Juan and Wilson are behind the wheel, their endeavour has long since gone off the rails.
- Rodents of Unusual Size - Not Rated is released.
Hard headed Louisiana fisherman Thomas Gonzales doesn't know what will hit him next. After decades of hurricanes and oil spills he faces a new threat - hordes of monstrous 20 pound swamp rats. Known as 'nutria', these invasive South American rodents breed faster than the roving squads of hunters can control them. And with their orange teeth and voracious appetite they are eating up the coastal wetlands that protects Thomas and his town of Delacroix Island from hurricanes. But the people who have lived here for generations are not the type of folks who will give up without a fight. Thomas and a pack of lively bounty hunters are hellbent on saving Louisiana before it dissolves beneath their feet. It is man vs. rodent. May the best mammal win.
- Don't Leave Home - Not Rated is released.
Melanie Thomas is an American artist whose latest show recounts the infamous Irish urban legend of Father Alistair Burke, who painted a portrait of 8-year-old Siobhan Callahan in 1986. Days later, Siobhan went missing on the very morning that her figure miraculously vanished from the painting as well. Though absolved of any wrongdoing, Burke abandoned the priesthood and went into self-exile. After receiving a bad review before her opening, Melanie is contacted by the reclusive Burke, who offers to fly her to Ireland to create a new sculpture that he will help her to sell while she’s there. Telling no one where she’s going, Melanie never stops to consider that some urban legends are real.
- Final Score - Not Rated is released.
After deadly terrorists abduct his niece at a soccer match, an ex-soldier with lethal fighting skills (Dave Bautista) wages a one-man war to save her and prevent mass destruction.
- A Simple Favor - R is released.
Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) is a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily's husband Sean (Henry Golding) in this stylish thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge.
- American Chaos - R is released.
For six months before the election, director Jim Stern traveled red states asking about Donald Trump's appeal, and why voters were untroubled by things he had said and done. What he learned was a lesson in the central differences dividing America and the cultural divide that is tearing apart our democracy today. [Sony Pictures Classics]
- Bel Canto - September 14,2018 is released.
Based on Ann Patchett’s best-selling novel, Bel Canto is a dramatic love story that follows a famous soprano (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for a wealthy Japanese industrialist (Ken Watanabe). Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month long standoff ensues. While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore’s character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity. [Screen Media Films]
- Science Fair - PG is released.
Science Fair follows nine high school students from around the globe as they navigate rivalries, setbacks and, of course, hormones, on their journey to compete at The International Science and Engineering Fair. As 1,700 of the smartest, quirkiest teens from 78 different countries face off, only one will be named Best in Fair.
- The Land of Steady Habits - TV-MA is released.
Anders Hill, long ensconced in "the land of steady habits"-the affluent hamlets of Connecticut that dot the commuter rail line-is finally ready to reap the rewards of a sensible life. Into his mid fifties and newly retired, his grown son's college tuitions paid in full, Anders decides he's had enough of steady habits: he leaves his wife, buys a condo, and waits for freedom to transform him. Stripped of the comforts of his previous identity, Anders embarks on a clumsy, and heartbreaking journey to reconcile his past with his present. [Netflix]
- The Predator - R is released.
From the outer reaches of space to the backwoods of southern Georgia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before. And only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biology professor can prevent the end of the human race.
- The Public Image Is Rotten - NR is released.
After the breakup of the Sex Pistols, John Lydon / John Rotten, formed Public Image Ltd (PiL)– his groundbreaking band which has lived on nearly 15 times as long as his first one. He kept the band alive ever since, through personnel and stylistic changes, fighting to constantly reinvent new ways of approaching music, while adhering to radical ideals of artistic integrity. John Lydon has not only redefined music, but also the true meaning of originality. [Abramorama]
- Where Hands Touch - Not Rated is released.
Germany,1944. Leyna (Amandla Stenberg), the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother (Abbie Cornish) and a black African father, meets Lutz (George MacKay), a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father (Christopher Eccleston) is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly changing world. As Leyna’s mother strives to protect her from the horrors that she could face as a mixed-race German citizen, Leyna is forced to forge her own path as the war goes on and the Nazi’s increase their atrocities over the Jews and all dissidents. Can she find an ally in Lutz, himself battling a fate laid out before him that he is hesitant to embrace?
- White Boy Rick - R is released.
Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, White Boy Rick is based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe Jr., who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.
- The Children Act - R is released.
Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) is intensely dedicated to her profession, never finding time to have her own children while fully assuming the immense responsibility of making life-and-death decisions about the children of others. As Fiona is about to embark on one of the most challenging cases of her career, Jack (Stanley Tucci) her neglected and increasingly frustrated husband, makes a shocking revelation, sending her into an emotional tailspin. The case in question concerns seventeen-year-old Adam (Fionn Whitehead), a Jehovah’s Witness suffering from leukemia, whose life could be saved by a simple blood transfusion, but who is refusing on religious grounds. Though just months shy of his eighteenth birthday, when he could legally choose for himself, Adam’s fate instead rests with Fiona, who, uncertain in her decision, makes the unusual move of leaving her courtroom to visit Adam’s hospital bedside. Their encounter forges a profound and unexpected connection, leading them both to challenge their beliefs, evaluate their choices, and grapple with the ultimate question of what constitutes right and wrong.
- Unbroken: Path to Redemption - PG-13 is released.
Based on Laura Hillenbrand’s bestselling book, Unbroken: Path to Redemption begins where the hit movie Unbroken concludes, sharing the next amazing chapter of the unbelievable true story of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini. Haunted by nightmares of his torment, Louie sees himself as anything but a hero. Then, he meets Cynthia, a young woman who captures his eye—and his heart. Louie’s wrathful quest for revenge drives him deeper into despair, putting the couple on the brink of divorce. Until Cynthia experiences Billy Graham’s 1949 Los Angeles Crusade where she finds faith in God and a renewed commitment to her marriage and her husband. Now, her most fervent prayer is for God to help Louie find the peace and forgiveness he so desperately needs.
- TV SERIES
- The First: Season 1 is released.
Laz Ingram (Natascha McElhone) heads up a crew that attempts to become the first humans on Mars in this sci-fi drama series created by Beau Willimon.
- American Vandal: Season 2 is released.
Peter Maldonado (Tyler Alvarez) and Sam Ecklund (Griffin Gluck) investigate The Great Brownout of 2018, where someone going by the name The Turd Burglar contaminated the lemonade at a Catholic high school, causing everyone who drank it to experience massive diarrhea.
- A Discovery of Witches: Season 1 is released.
Based on Deborah Harkness' novel of the same name, historian (and reluctant witch) Diana Bishop (Teresa Palmer) meets scientist (and vampire) Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode) after she discovers a manuscript thought lost hundreds of years ago in the Oxford library.[Premiered originally in the UK on Sky One on 14 Sep 2018; in the US on AMC Premiere, Shudder and Sundance Now on 17 Jan 2019 and on AMC and BBC America on 7 April 2019]
- Forever (2018): Season 1 is released.
June (Maya Rudolph) and Oscar (Fred Armisen) have been married for 12 years in Riverside, California, but a ski trip leads to a life-changing development that has them questioning love and marriage in this comedy created by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard.
On this day in 2017
- Fire at a religious school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, kills 23.
- Bodleian Library reveals earliest evidence of the zero symbol in 3rd or 4th Century Bakhshali (Pakistan) manuscript, through carbon dating.
- 19 people die when a boat capsizes on Yamun River in Uttar Pradesh, India.
- Selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant, because of lupus, donated by her friend Francia Rais.
- Two Islamic State terrorist attacks in Dhiqar province, Southern Iraq, kill at least 60.
- Basi, world's oldest giant panda in captivity, who died in Fuzhou, China, at 37.
- TV SERIES
- Better Things: Season 2 is released.
All 10 episodes of the second season of the family sitcom was directed by co-creator/writer/star Pamela Adlon.
On this day in 2016
- Baby Salome´ Rivas, Instagram Star, born in Venezuela.
- Command and Control - Not Rated is released.
Command and Control reveals the long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980. Woven through the Damascus story is a riveting history of America’s nuclear weapons program, from World War II through the Cold War, much of it based on recently declassified documents. A cautionary tale of freak accidents, near misses, human fallibility and extraordinary heroism, Command and Control forces viewers to confront the great dilemma that the U.S. has faced since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
- TV SERIES
- American Horror Story: Season 6 is released.
Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Wes Bentley, Matt Bomer. Cheyenne Jackson, Lady Gaga, Denis O’Hare, Sarah Paulson, and Finn Wittrock are expected to return for the sixth season of the Ryan Murphy horror anthology series.
- Documentary Now!: Season 2 is released.
The second season of the documentary spoof series features guest appearances from Peter Bogdanovich, Mia Farrow, Peter Fonda, Anne Hathaway, and Maya Rudolph in parodies of The War Room, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Swimming to Cambodia, Stop Making Sense and The Kid Stays in the Picture.
On this day in 2015
- Malcolm Turnbull ousts Tony Abbott as Australian Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Liberal Party.
- 14 yr old Texan Ahmed Mohamed arrested at school when home-made clock assumed to be a bomb - Mark Zuckerberg and US President Barack Obama send supportive tweets.
- Fred DeLuca, American co-founder of the Subway chain, who died of cancer at 65.
On this day in 2014
- Evian Championship Women's Golf, Evian Resort GC: 19 year old South Korean Kim Hyo-joo wins by 1 stroke ahead of Australian runner-up Karrie Webb.
- The United States defeats Serbia 129-92 to win the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
- 39th Toronto International Film Festival: "The Imitation Game" directed by Morten Tyldum wins the People's Choice Award.
- Actress Elisabetta Canalis at the age of 36 weds orthopedic surgeon Brian Perri in Sardinia, Italy.
- Dick Thompson, Race Car Driver.
- TV SERIES
- The Roosevelts: An Intimate History: Season 1 is released.
The 14-hour documentary series from Ken Burns covers the history and influences the family had from the birth of Theodore Roosevelt in 1858 to the death of Eleanor Roosevelt in 1962.
On this day in 2013
- Singer-songwriter John Legend at the age of 34 weds model Chrissy Teigen at the age of 27 at Villa Pizzo in Lake Como, Italy.
- American singer-songwriter John Legend at the age of 34 weds model Chrissy Teigen at the age of 27 at Villa Pizzo in Lake Como, Italy.
- NBA player LeBron James at the age of 28 weds longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson at the Capella Chapel in San Diego, California.
- Nhat Son, Pop Singer.
- Rock Casares, American football player, who died at 82.
- Stefan Wewerka, German architect and sculptor, who died at 84.