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  • Constitution Day is being celebrated in Cambodia
  • Heritage Day is being celebrated in South Africa
  • National Day is being celebrated in Guinea Bissau
  • New Caledonia Day is being celebrated in New Caledonia
  • Our Lady of Mercedes Day is being celebrated in Dominican Republic
  • Republic Day is being celebrated in Trinidad And Tobago
  • People born on this day are Libra as their zodiac sign.

Today in History

On this day in 2023

    On this day in 2022

    • EVENTS
    • " Post-tropical storm" remnant of Hurricane Fiona makes landfall near Whitehead, Nova Scotia, with sustained wind speeds of 165 km/h (103 mph); the strongest low-pressure system in Canadian history affected the four provinces of Atlantic Canada, as well as Quebec, causing major flooding, and knocking out power to 80% of Nova Scotia and 95% of Prince Edward Island.
    • Farm Aid held in Raleigh, North Carolina; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews. Margo Price, Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Crow, and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats.
    • DEATHS
    • (Farrell) "Pharoah" Sanders, American jazz saxophonist (John Coltrane groups), and composer (Karma), who died at 81.

    On this day in 2021

    • EVENTS
    • Notorious Indian gangster Jitender Maan Gogi shot death in a court in Delhi, by men posing as lawyers.
    • DEATHS
    • Waka Nathan, New Zealand rugby union flanker (14 Tests; Auckland RU), who died at 81.
    • Emmanuel Agassi, Iranian boxer and tennis coach (father of Andre Agassi), who died at 90.
    • Eugeniusz Faber, Polish soccer forward (36 caps; Ruch Chorzów, Lens), who died at 82.
    • El Planeta is released. Amidst the devastation of post-crisis Spain, mother (Ale Ulman) and daughter (Amalia Ulman) bluff and grift to keep up the lifestyle they think they deserve, bonding over common tragedy and an impending eviction.
    • I'm Your Man is released. Alma (Maren Eggert) is a scientist coerced into participating in an extraordinary study in order to obtain research funds for her work. For three weeks, she has to live with a humanoid robot tailored to her character and needs, whose artificial intelligence is designed to be the perfect life partner for her. Enter Tom (Dan Stevens), a machine in human form in a class of its own, created solely to make her happy.
    • The Auschwitz Report is released. This is the true story of Freddy and Walter - two young Slovak Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning and with the help and the resilience of their inmates, they manage to escape. While the inmates, they had left behind, courageously stand their ground against the Nazi officers, the two men are driven on by the hope that their evidence could save lives. Emaciated and hurt, they make their way through the mountains back to Slovakia. With the help of chance encounters, they finally manage to cross the border and meet the resistance and The Red Cross. They compile a detailed report about the systematic genocide at the camp. However, with Nazi propaganda and international liaisons still in place, their account seems to be too harrowing to believe.
    • The Most Beautiful Boy in the World is released. In 1971 at the world premiere of Death in Venice in London, Italian director Luchino Visconti proclaimed Björn Andrésen, the teen star of his latest film, "The most beautiful boy in the world.” This is the story of a boy who was thrust to international stardom for his iconic looks and lived a life of glamour. 50 years later, Björn looks back.
    • Surge is released. Quiet and demure Joseph (Ben Whishaw) leads a modest life in London, shuttling between his solo apartment and the airport where he forms part of the security team. His birthday goes unnoticed by his colleagues and only mildly celebrated by his irritable parents. Something seems to be simmering in Joseph just under the surface. It only takes a few strange incidents to unlock his impulse to go on a reckless, frantic, and unbelievable journey through the streets of the city as he determines that boundaries and niceties will no longer govern his life. [Sundance]
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Dear Evan Hansen is released. The breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic event as Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Birds of Paradise is released. Kate Sanders is an ambitious and gifted, if tomboyish, aspiring ballerina from Virginia who, because of her low-income status, is given a scholarship to attend a prestigious ballet school in Paris, France. Upon arriving at the cutthroat, internationally-renowned institution, her confidence and emotional fortitude are tested by a beautiful, mysterious fellow dancer, Marine Durand, who recently lost her brother (and dance partner) to suicide. While confrontational at first, Kate and Marine’s relationship evolves into an emotionally-charged, competitive union beset by lies, sexual awakening and, ultimately, emotional breakthrough as they risk everything to win the school’s ultimate prize: a contract to join the Opéra national de Paris.
    • The Guilty is released. Call operator Joe Baylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) tries to save a caller in grave danger—but he soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth is the only way out.
    • Foundation: Season 1 is released. Dr. Hari Seldon (Jared Harris) and a small group of believers seek to preserve human knowledge and save civilization after he predicts the end of the Galactic Empire in this sci-fi series based on the novels by Isaac Asimov.
    • Midnight Mass is released. On isolated Crockett Island, the arrival of Father Paul (Hamish Linklater) seems to bring forth mysterious miracles in this limited series from Mike Flanagan.
    • ALBUMS
    • Flux was released by Poppy. The fourth full-length studio release for the Boston-born artist was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
    • I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground & Nico was released by Various Artists. Courtney Barnett, Matt Berninger of The National, Andrew Bird, Doveman, Fontaines D.C., Bobby Gillespie, Iggy Pop, King Princess, Lucius, Thurston Moore, Angel Olsen, St. Vincent, Michael Stipe, Matt Sweeney, Sharon Van Etten, and Kurt Vile & the Violators cover songs from The Velvet Underground's 1967 debut album with German singer Nico.
    • Lifeforms was released by Angels & Airwaves. The sixth full-length studio release for the alternative rock band led by Tom DeLonge is its first on the Rise label.
    • And Then Life Was Beautiful was released by nao. The third full-length studio release for the British artist features guest appearances from Adekunle Gold, Lucky Daye, Lianne La Havas, and serpentwithfeet.
    • A Beginner's Mind was released by Sufjan Stevens. The debut full-length release for the collaboration between Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine was inspired by such films as All About Eve, Bring It On Again, Night of the Living Dead, Mad Max, Point Break, Silence of the Lambs, and The Thing.
    • One Hand on the Steering Wheel the Other Sewing a Garden was released by Ada Lea. Montreal is the theme of the second full-length release for the Canadian singer-songwriter.
    • Death Stranding: Director's Cut for PlayStation 5 is released. From legendary game creator Hideo Kojima comes a genre-defying experience, now expanded and remastered for the PlayStation 5 console in this definitive Director’s Cut. In the future, a mysterious event known as the Death Stranding has opened a doorway between the living and the dead, leading to grotesque creatures from the afterlife roaming the fallen world marred by a desolate society. Take on the trials of Sam Bridges with advanced combat, more character actions and a competitive ranking system for special player challenges.* Make use of additional weapons and vehicles, take on new enemy types and explore new locations such as the Firing Range and Racetrack, featuring extra missions and minigames. Experience an extended storyline through new missions in an expanded area.
    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot + A New Power Awakens Set for Switch is released. Relive the story of Goku and other Z Fighters in DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the DRAGON BALL Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train with Goku, Gohan, Vegeta and others. Explore the new areas and adventures as you advance through the story and form powerful bonds with other heroes from the DRAGON BALL Z universe.
    • Lost Judgment for Xbox Series X is released. SEIZE THE TRUTH - December 2021, Tokyo district court. Akihiro Ehara stands accused of groping a woman on a crowded train. A bystander’s video footage of his attempt to flee the scene and subsequent apprehension is all over the news, and public outcry demands a maximum sentence. “Three days ago, a dead body was found in an abandoned building in Yokohama. Have you identified it yet?” he proclaims as confusion cuts through the court room. His defense lawyer, Saori Shirosaki, has no doubt that crucial details of the situation have been overlooked, as Ehara was not even tried for the murder. She contacts detective Takayuki Yagami to investigate this further.How could Ehara have committed two crimes at once? Was the sexual battery just a cover up? Has Ehara gamed the entire justice system? As victims surface and Yagami digs farther into the truth, he is faced with a question: Defend the law, or enact justice?From just a single stumble, one can become a monster…BRINGING JUSTICE AT THE EDGE OF THE LAWPut Yagami’s distinct martial arts forms to the test in order get to the bottom of the case. Harness the Crane, Tiger, and new Snake stance, a graceful style that can deflect and return an opponent’s strikes, using their energy against them.EVERYONE’S GOT A STORYEmploy Yagami’s arsenal of detective tricks with new gadgets, stealthily tracking suspects, and crafty methods of infiltration. Leave no stone unturned in pursuit of the truth as you take on cases in both Tokyo and Yokohama.

    On this day in 2020

    • EVENTS
    • David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's record as the fastest person to reach 1 million followers on Instagram.
    • Report China is continuing to expand its Uighur detention centers, with more than 380 suspected facilities housing 1 million people in Xinjiang.
    • DEATHS
    • Dean Jones, Australian cricket batsman and broadcaster (52 Tests @ 46.55; 164 ODIs; Victoria), who died from cardiac arrest at 59.
    • Keith Hufnagel, American skateboarder (founded skate/clothing company HUF), who died of brain cancer at 46.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Going Under for PC is released. Going Under is a roguelite-inspired dungeon crawler about exploring the cursed ruins of failed tech startups. You’ll wield office junk as weapons as you battle your way through the forsaken office complexes. Stab a demon with a thumbtack one moment, run over a goblin with a smart car the next–your options in combat are constantly changing.
    • Mafia: Definitive Edition for PC is released. Part one of the Mafia crime saga - 1930s, Lost Heaven, IL Re-made from the ground up, rise through the ranks of the Mafia during the Prohibition era of organized crime. After a run-in with the mob, cab driver Tommy Angelo is thrust into a deadly underworld. Initially uneasy about falling in with the Salieri crime family, Tommy soon finds that the rewards are too big to ignore. Play a Mob Movie:Live the life of a Prohibition-era gangster and rise through the ranks of the Mafia. Lost Heaven, IL:Recreated 1930's cityscape, filled with interwar architecture, cars and culture to see, hear and interact with. Re-Made Classic:Faithfully recreated, with expanded story, gameplay and original score. This is the Mafia you remembered and much more.
    • Serious Sam 4 for PC is released. Serious Sam 4 reignites the classic FPS series in a high-powered prequel loaded with an explosive arsenal, intergalactic carnage, and perfectly timed one-liners.
    • Tennis World Tour 2 for PC is released. Play as the world's top players, master each surface, perfect your game and strive to dominate the world circuit. Choose from multiple game modes, with singles and doubles games, local and online.
    • RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Complete Edition for Switch is released. Build the park of a lifetime and rediscover the critically acclaimed rollercoaster simulation bestseller. Brought to life in this new Complete Edition, relive the full RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 experience or dive in for the first time and feel the thrill of a genre-defining classic, complete with both Soaked! and Wild! expansion packs. Your Park. Your Way. Whatever you want to create, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 gives you the tools and freedom to build the amusement park of your dreams. Manage like a tycoon and make your way to the topControl park finances, shops, services and staff to succeed in dozens of scenarios. Become a true tycoon and embark on your promising new career, or create your ideal park without money woes in sandbox mode. Satisfy your guests’ needs and keep your park running smoothly to succeed. Get ready to get ‘Soaked!’ and venture into the ‘Wild!’This complete edition includes all content from both Soaked! and Wild! expansion packs. Relish the added challenge of creating and managing exhilarating waterparks and spectacular animal habitats. Reimagined for Nintendo Switch. Experience a reimagined interface on the go with intuitive new controls designed to help you build the ultimate theme park anytime, anywhere. Ride the Rides. Ride your creations with RollerCoaster Tycoon 3’s signature coaster cam.
    • Lost Ember for Switch is released. A beautiful world holds the secrets of its past for you and your companion to uncover. Play any animal you meet to see the world from new perspectives and chase your destiny in the exploration adventure Lost Ember.
    • Embracelet for Switch is released. Embracelet is an adventure game set in Northern Norway - a unique coming of age story about love, loss, friendship and family - and a magical bracelet with mysterious powers. Embracelet is a puzzle adventure game with a gripping story, gentle and satisfying puzzles, exploration and a beautiful, orchestral soundtrack. You play as Jesper, a Norwegian teenager who lives with his mom in the city. One day he is handed an old bracelet by his Grandfather who grew up in a fishing community up north. This bracelet has powers - strange, mysterious powers. Jesper is given the task to unravel the mystery behind the bracelet. Where does it come from? Who does it belong to? And why did his Grandfather leave the island and his old life behind?
    • President Donald Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the US Supreme Court to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

    On this day in 2019

    • EVENTS
    • Spain's Supreme Court rules body of dictator Francisco Franco can be removed from state mausoleum, the Valley of the Fallen, to municipal cemetery.
    • 5.8 magnitude earthquake in northern Pakistan kills at least 10 and injures 300.
    • BIRTHS
    • Malakai Giavasis-Grier, Instagram Star, born in Los Angeles, CA.
    • mixed-ish: Season 1 is released. The second spin-off for black-ish features Rainbow Johnson's (Arica Himmel) life in the 80s while growing up with an interracial family and adjusting to life in the suburbs after years in a hippie commune.
    • Emergence: Season 1 is released. Police chief Jo (Allison Tolman) finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy when she takes in a child (Alexa Skye Swinton) she finds at the scene of a mysterious plane accident with no memory in this thriller from Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Cat Quest II: The Lupus Empire for PC is released. Following the phenomenal success of CAT QUEST, developers The Gentlebros return to the world of Felingard, a fantastical land under threat from a continuing war.
    • Spellcaster University for PC is released. Develop a prestigious university of mages. Build rooms, train your students, fight orcs, slay the bureaucrats, manage your budget... a director's life is not a quiet one.
    • The Surge 2 for PlayStation 4 is released. [OVERCOME]On the way to Jericho City, your plane is shot down by a mysterious storm and crash-lands in the outskirts. You wake up weeks later in a derelict detention facility inside the city. Armor-clad soldiers enforce Martial Law, robots are on a rampage, and a dark, expanding nanostorm looms over the cityscape...[SURVIVE]In a bid to survive, explore the sprawling, devastated city of Jericho. Fight its numerous, ferocious threats in brutal, unforgiving combat, slashing and tearing the limbs off your opponents to steal valuable equipment that will make you stronger - strong enough to face the most fearsome, imposing foes lurking in the city.[UPGRADE]With an expanded arsenal of weapons, armors, abilities, implants, and drones to build your character, and a bigger, more varied and more ambitious world, The Surge 2 challenges you to survive and unravel its hidden secrets.* Hardcore, brutal melee combat* Face deadly foes and colossal bosses* Cut off parts of the enemy you want to loot* Rich character progression and customization
    • L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files for PlayStation 4 is released.
    • Contra: Rogue Corps for Switch is released. ROGUE CORPS, You know the Drill!CONTRA ROGUE CORPS is an over the top run and gun game with fast paced ultra-violent combat. Offering both single and multiplayer options, CONTRA ROGUE CORPS is an incredible gameplay experience alone or with your friends.
    • Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast for Switch is released. In the tradition of Jedi Knight, rebel agent Kyle Katarn returns in thrilling first-person action. Several years have passed since Kyle avenged his father's death and saved the Valley of the Jedi from Jerec and his band of Dark Jedi. When a new and menacing threat to the galaxy emerges, Kyle knows he must reclaim his past in order to save his future. You assume the role of Kyle and employ a unique mix of weapons, Force powers, and your lightsaber in both solo and multiplayer modes.
    • Protests outside Indonesian parliament and elsewhere over proposed new laws banning sex before marriage, abortion and insulting the president.
    • UK Supreme Court rules suspension of UK parliament for 5 weeks by Boris Johnson's Conservative government was unlawful.
    • Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, arguing that he tried to enlist a foreign power for his own political gain.

    On this day in 2018

    • EVENTS
    • Ebola virus has caused 69 deaths and sickened 150 people according to Ministry of Heath in Democratic Republic of Congo.
    • Manifest: Season 1 is released. When the passengers and crew of Montego Air Flight 828 land, they are surprised to learn five years had passed since they took flight in this drama from Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke.
    • Magnum P.I. (2018): Season 1 is released. The reboot of the 1980s series finds ex-Navy SEAL Thomas Magnum (Jay Hernandez) using the skills he used in Afghanistan to become a private investigator in Hawaii with the help of ex-Marine helicopter pilot Theodore "TC"Calvin (Stephen Hill) and ex-marine-now-nightclub-owner Orville "Rick"Wright (Zachary Knighton), as well as dealing with his guesthouse landlord, estate caretaker Juliet Higgins (Perdita Weeks).
    • Pakyong Airport, India's 100th airport, is opened in the Himalayan mountains at 1,400 meters by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
    • SPORTS
    • Real Madrid midfielder & Croatian World Cup captain Luka Modric is named world's best male player at the FIFA Awards in London; Brazil & Orlando Pride forward Marta best female player; France's Didier Deschamps best men's coach.

    On this day in 2017

    • EVENTS
    • Plastic polystyrene rubbish discovered for first time only 1,000 miles from the north pole by international team of scientists.
    • Roger Federer is unbeaten as Team Europe dominates Team World 15-9 in the inaugural Laver Cup Tennis event in Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Tour Championship Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Xander Schauffele wins rich season-ending event by 1 stroke from Justin Thomas.
    • Laver Cup Men's Tennis, Prague: Roger Federer is unbeaten as Team Europe dominates Team World,15-9 in the inaugural teams event.
    • BIRTHS
    • Blake Yeager, YouTube Star, born in Utah.
    • DEATHS
    • Albert Innaurato, American playwright and stage director (Age in Soho; Gemini), who died at 70.
    • Star Trek: Discovery: Season 1 is released. 10 years before the Enterprise, the U.S.S. Discovery sets out to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before.
    • NFL players kneal, lock arms or stay in their dressing room during the anthem in protests against comments made by President Donald Trump.
    • LeBron James calls President Donald Trump "U Bum" in a tweet in response to Trump's comments about Stephen Curry.
    • Joseph M. McDade, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania,1963-1999), who died at 85.

    On this day in 2016

    • No Country for Old Men actor Josh Brolin at the age of 48 weds model Kathryn Boyd in North Carolina.
    • DEATHS
    • Buckwheat Zydeco [Stanley Dural, Jr.], American B-3 organist, accordionist and singer (" Where There's Smoke, There's Fire"), who died of lung cancer at 68.
    • Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), who died at 63.

    On this day in 2015

    • EVENTS
    • Pope Francis becomes the 1st pope to address the US Congress. Names Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day as his American heroes..
    • Stampede of people during the Hajj kills 717 people during symbolic stoning of the devil at Mina, near Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
    • The Player: Season 1 is released. Security expert Alex Kane (Philip Winchester) seeks revenge for the murder of his wife, when he is approached by Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes) to become part of a high-stakes game where wealthy individuals bet on Kane's ability to save innocent people from being hurt.
    • Heroes: Reborn: Season 1 is released. The sequel to the 2006 series Heroes features the return of Masi Oka (Hiro Nakamura), H.R.G. (Jack Coleman), and The Haitian (Jimmy Jean-Louis), as a new batch of extraordinary people such as Luke Collins (Zachary Levi) and Miko Otomo (Kiki Sukezane) discover their abilities.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Cities: Skylines - After Dark for PC is released. An expansion for Cities: Skylines that adds a day/night cycle, visual enhancements, new buildings, policies, and district specializations.
    • A Fistful of Gun for PC is released. Select one of eleven unique playable gunslingers and seek revenge in Nine player Online Co-Op or Local couch Co-Op. Master the specialized controls of each character, collect gold from fallen foes to purchase upgrades, get totally drunk and unleash a tornado of lead across the dusty plains.
    • Else Heart.Break() for PC is released. A game about friendship, love and technology in a place where bits have replaced atoms.
    • Burkina Faso's interim President Michel Kafando is re-instated a week after a military coup.

    On this day in 2014

    • EVENTS
    • US sitcom "Black-ish" premieres created by Kenya Barris, starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
    • BIRTHS
    • Yusuf Moshaya, YouTube Star, born in Saudi Arabia.
    • DEATHS
    • Stephen Sykes, Church of England bishop, who died at 75.
    • Deborah "Debs" Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire and the Chatsworth estate, one of the Mitford sisters, who died at 94.
    • Madis Koiv, Novelist.
    • Black-ish: Season 1 is released. Andre 'Dre' Johnson (Anthony Anderson) tries to impart his family's heritage to his four children while living in the suburbs while facing conflicting ideas from his wife (Tracee Ellis Ross), his very opinionated father (Laurence Fishburne), and his own children.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Fenix Rage for PC is released. Fenix Rage is a stylish 2D platformer that will have gamers exclaim in frustration and exult in victory as they navigate through hundreds of palm-sweating levels to reach a cookie?! Best played with patience and a glass of milk.
    • DG2: Defense Grid 2 for Xbox One is released. Defense Grid 2, DG2, is the highly-anticipated sequel to Hidden Path Entertainments 2008 Defense Grid: The Awakening. Setting the bar as the definitive tower defense game, Defense Grid 2 introduces new worlds and threats to test your tower placement strategies. With a bold new look, a compelling single-player campaign, and the addition of new game modes, online player-versus-player and multiplayer co-op, every play-through brings fun new opportunities and challenges. DG2 comes with a story campaign featuring 21 stunning maps, dynamic level movement, an expanded story and cast of characters, hundreds of challenge mode experiences, new multiplayer modes, a procedurally driven audio score and the ability for players to build their own levels. DG2 also introduces players to DG Architect, a level creation tool set connected to Steam Workshop where players can create their own unique levels to share and possibly even sell if selected. DG2 for the PC was funded in part by Dracogen, a private investor after a 2012 Kickstarter campaign funded the original game's DLC, Defense Grid: Containment. DG2 is developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and published by 505 Games.

    On this day in 2013

    • EVENTS
    • 515 people are killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan.
    • BIRTHS
    • Lucas Lopez, Family Member, born in Houston, TX.
    • DEATHS
    • Paul Oliver, Football Player.
    • Trophy Wife: Season 1 is released. Kate Harrison (Malin Akerman) finds life as the third wife of Pete (Bradley Whitford) complicated by the presence of his ex-wives and stepchildren. Marcia Gay Harden, Natalie Morales, and Michaela Watkins also star.
    • The Wrong Mans: Season 1 is released. The British comedy finds office workers Sam Pinkett (James Corden) and Phil Bourne (Mathew Baynton) involved in a potentially deadly situation after witnessing a car crash.
    • The Goldbergs: Season 1 is released. Set in the 1980s, this semi-autobiographical comedy centers on young boy (Sean Giambrone as a kid, Patton Oswalt as an adult via narration) who documents his family life with a camcorder. Jeff Garlin, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and George Segal also star.
    • Lucky 7: Season 1 is released. A group of employees of a gas station in Queens share a $45 million lottery jackpot--which impacts their lives in varying ways--in an ensemble drama that's loosely based on the British series The Syndicate.
    • Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 1 is released. Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) leads a group of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents: Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen), Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker), Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge), and new recruit Skye (Chloe Bennet) to investigate and protect the world from the unknown. The first live-action series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes from The Avengers director Joss Whedon, along with Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen.
    • ALBUMS
    • Mechanical Bull was released by Kings of Leon. After a three year hiatus, the rock band formed by four brothers return with its sixth full-length studio release produced by Angelo Petraglia.
    • Negativity was released by Deer Tick. The fifth full-length studio release for the indie rock band led by John McCauley was produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos.
    • Move in Spectrums was released by Au Revoir Simone. The first release in four years for the Brooklyn synth-pop trio was produced by the Violens' Jorge Elbrecht.
    • Lost was released by Trentemøller. Low, The Drums' Jonny Pierce, and The Raveonettes' Sune Rose Wagner appear as guests on the third full-length release for the Danish producer.
    • Intersections was released by Into It. Over It.. The fourth full-length release for the Evan Weiss project was produced by Brian Deck.
    • Is Survived By was released by Touché Amoré. The third full-length release for the five-piece hardcore band led by Jeremy Bolm was produced by Brad Wood.
    • Herein Wild was released by Frankie Rose. The third full-length release for the garage rock singer was co-produced with Michael Cheever.
    • Double Exposure was released by Kelley Stoltz. The seventh full-length solo release for the San Francisco-based singer-songwriter is his first on Third Man Records.
    • Colonial Patterns was released by Huerco S.. The Kansas City electronic producer Brian Leeds releases his debut full-length release as Huerco S.
    • The Bones of What You Believe was released by Chvrches. This is the debut full-length studio release for the Scottish synth-pop trio.
    • The Diving Board was released by Elton John. Produced by T-Bone Burnett, the first solo album in over seven years for the pop singer-songwriter is a return to the more stripped down sound of his earlier career built around a piano, bass and drums.
    • The Last Ship was released by Sting. The latest release for the multiple Grammy-winning singer-songwriter was inspired by his 2014 Broadway play of the same name about a British shipyard.
    • This Is... was released by Icona Pop. The second full-length release for the Swedish duo of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo features guest appearance from Charli XCX as well as production from Stargate.
    • Wishbone was released by Oh Land. The third release for the Danish pop singer Nanna Øland Fabricius was produced by Dave Sitek.
    • Nothing Was the Same was released by Drake. The third full-length studio release for the Canadian artist features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Jay-Z, and Majid Jordan.
    • Take Me to the Land of Hell was released by Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band. The latest release for the widow of John Lennon/Japanese avant garde artist was produced with Sean Lennon and Yuka Honda. The album includes guest appearances from Nels Cline, Lenny Kravitz, Questlove, and Andrew Wyatt.
    • Seasons of Your Day was released by Mazzy Star. The fourth full-length studio release for the California alternative rock band includes appearances from all the original band members.
    • Shout! was released by Gov't Mule. The first release on the Blue Note label for the jam band is a double album with the second disc of the same songs as the first disc with guest singers including Elvis Costello, Dr. John, Toots Hibbert, Glenn Hughes, Ben Harper, Jim James, Myles Kennedy, Dave Matthews, Grace Potter, Ty Taylor, and Steve Winwood.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure for PC is released. Challenge your imagination as you battle the mightiest villains in an exciting and action-filled adventure through GOTHAM CITY, METROPOLIS, ATLANTIS and other iconic locales from the DC Comics universe. Enjoy endless replayability with new, dynamic puzzles that feature a different mission every time you play. Bring out your inner super hero (or villain!) with the all-new Super Hero Creator by crafting completely original objects out of parts of existing DC Comics characters. Then assign unique properties to your creations and use them to solve puzzles, or share them online with friends - which they can use in game or further modify as they like.
    • Nihilumbra for PC is released. Nihilumbra is a dark, atmospheric 2D puzzle platform game boasting hand painted dark environments, nightmarish monsters, and a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack. It tells a story that really panders to the existential dread lurking within us all.
    • Pac-Man Championship Edition DX + for PC is released. PAC-MAN CE DX + upgrades one of 2010's most celebrated downloadable titles with improved leaderboard functionality, in-game achievements and medals, as well as access to additional DLC mazes, music and graphics including classic DIG DUG and RALLY-X sprites. Players will chomp through bright neon mazes at blistering speeds in this modern update to the classic PAC-MAN gameplay.
    • The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief - A Murder of Ravens for PC is released. A Murder of Ravens primarily introduces the cool young tricksters and cat burglars (the Arab and the young woman). They are clever, likeable and want to outsmart the violent butler. Hope almost destroyed? Is their plan doomed to failure? How will this end? Another nice cliffhanger.
    • Alien Rage for PC is released. Unleash a fury of powerful weapons as you blast your way through armies of Alien forces hell-bent on taking you down. Battle through 14 intense levels and prepare to face a barrage of beastly-sized bosses that will test your every skill. Each of your 10 weapons comes with two firing modes and you’ll need all of them. Battle hardened Alien forces will attack you from every direction using various flanking and attack moves. Built with powerful up-to-date graphics technology, awesome physics, destructible environments… experience an intense, old-school styled shooter game.
    • Girl Fight for PlayStation 3 is released. Published by Majesco Entertainment, Girl Fight allows players to choose from an array of sexy fighters to battle their way out of THE FOUNDATION, a shadowy, scientific organization looking to weaponize the psionic fighting abilities of the cast of gorgeous, all-female fighters. With unlimited funding and no moral or ethical compass, THE FOUNDATION collects its test subjects from all around the world, often abducting and plugging women into their virtual construct known as The Mainframe. To make it back to reality, the women must utilize their fighting and psionic abilities in an all-out battle for survival.
    • Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 for PlayStation 3 is released. PES 2014 centers everything on the ball including how it moves and how players use it. Trueball Tech allows the player to trap or knock on a pass using the analogue stick with detailed bar-centric physics determining the weight shift of the player and the height and speed of the pass, as to how the player's body will automatically shape to receive it. Trueball Tech adds more freedom, with full 360-degree control within several yards around the player and the ability to shield the ball from opposing players, use deft controls to wrong-foot them, and intuitive methods to master close control.
    • Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut for PlayStation Vita is released. Lone Survivor is a psychological survival adventure game which has taken elements from classic adventure games and the best elements of the survival horror genre to create something you haven’t seen before. You can expect scares, scarcity of ammo and exploration of surreal and atmospheric environments to be a big part of the game, but there’s also an element of psychological horror and choice that often isn’t explored in modern survival horror titles. []
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    • Armored Core: Verdict Day for Xbox 360 is released. Japanese game developer FromSoftware returns to its hardcore mech action franchise with ARMORED CORE: VERDICT DAY. Command a squadron of advanced Armored Core mechs in a dystopian future ravaged by war and stripped of natural resources. Players form squads of up to 20 members and enlist into one of the various in-game factions to wrestle control of territories away from other players in the game's persistent multiplayer mode. New gameplay features will be implemented into ARMORED CORE: VERDICT DAY to ensure that players who choose to play alone will be able to recruit a squad of A.I. controlled mechs and enjoy the robust feature sets of co-op and multiplayer modes, while new matchmaking system ensures that players will always find battles at a moment's notice.
    • FIFA 14 for Xbox 360 is released. Pure Shot promises to let FIFA fans feel what it is like to connect with the perfect strike while a brand new ball physics system called Real Ball Physics ensures the trajectory of the ball behaves as it would in real life. With Teammate Intelligence in FIFA 14, players have better decision-making and teams play smarter on both the attack and defense to bring the beauty of the game to life.


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