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Today in the World Countries

  • Armed Forces Day is being celebrated in Sao Tome And Principe
  • Dri-Jerbal Day is being celebrated in Marshall Islands
  • Hartalika Teej (Females) is being celebrated in Nepal
  • Somhlolo Day is being celebrated in Eswatini
  • Unification Day is being celebrated in Bulgaria
  • People born on this day are Virgo as their zodiac sign.

Today in History

On this day in 2023

    On this day in 2022

    • EVENTS
    • Fire in a karaoke bar near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam kills at least 32.
    • DEATHS
    • Tina Ramirez, Dancer.
    • Temtem for PlayStation 5 is released. Temtem is a massively multiplayer creature-collection journey where you seek adventure in the lovely Airborne Archipelago alongside your Temtem squad. Players can catch every Temtem, challenge other tamers, customize their house, or join a friend’s adventure in a fully co-op experience.
    • Biomutant for PlayStation 5 is released. Biomutant is an open-word, post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable RPG, with a unique martial arts styled combat system allowing you to mix melee, shooting and mutant ability action.Your actions play a major part in the unfolding of a story where End is coming to the New World. A plague is ruining the land and the Tree-of-Life is bleeding death from its roots. The Tribes stand divided, in need of someone strong enough to unite them or bring them all down...Although you are guided through the world by a Storyteller that narrates every step of your journey, it's your actions and choices that'll decide how your story of survival ends.
    • Circus Electrique for Switch is released. When everyday Londoners mysteriously turn into vicious killers, only the circus' lineup of Strongmen, Fire Blowers, Clowns and other performers possess the unique talents necessary to save the city. Circus Electrique is part story-driven RPG, part tactics, part circus management, and completely enthralling - all with a steampunk twist. Through tactical turn-based battles, these unlikely heroes face Bobbies, British Sailors gone bad, aggressive Posh Girls, and other Victorian-era archetypes stand in their way - not to mention the occasional menacing Mime or Robobear. The game's innovative Devotion morale system affects characters' performance not only in battles, but also for actual circus shows, dutifully managed between heroic jaunts through six sprawling districts.
    • SPORTS
    • Dan Schachte, American ice hockey linesman (Canada Cup 1991; World Cup of Hockey 1996; Winter Olympics 2002; Stanley Cup Finals 1997,98,2000,01,02), who died from diabetes complications at 64.

    On this day in 2021

    • EVENTS
    • Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Inverness GC, OH: Europe retains title 15-13; Emily Kristine Pedersen of Denmark edges Danielle Kang 1-up to clinch Cup for Europe.
    • DEATHS
    • Jean Paul Belmondo, Movie Actor.
    • Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor (Breathless; Casino Royale; Magnifique), who died at 88.
    • Jean-Pierre Adams, French soccer centre-back (22 caps; Nîmes, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain), who died after 39 years in a coma at 73.
    • Michael Kenneth Williams, TV Actor.

    On this day in 2020

    • EVENTS
    • Los Angeles County reported its highest-ever temperature of 121F (49.4C).
    • First chord change in 19 years in John Cage's "As Slow As Possible" composition, being played for 639 years, in Halberstadt, Germany.
    • American R&B and soul singer and a one-time lead singer for The Temptations, Bruce Williamson Jr. died age 49. Williamson appeared on the group's recent albums, Back to Front and Still Here, and countless concerts, TV appearances, and a cameo in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story..
    • Premier Daniel Andrews announces roadmap out of restrictions for the Australian state of Victoria, but extends lockdown till September 28.
    • Strain of Bacteria nicknamed "Conan the Bacterium'survives three years attached to the International Space Station in open space.
    • DEATHS
    • Mark Bold, Race Car Driver.
    • Mike Sexton, American poker player (World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2006; Poker Hall of Fame) and commentator (WPT), who died from prostate cancer at 72.
    • Kevin Dobson, American actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon), who died at 77.
    • 100,000 people demonstrate in Minsk against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, amid month-long protests against his re-election.
    • SPORTS
    • Tom Jernstedt, American Basketball Hall of Fame administrator (NCAA 1972-2010), who died at 75.
    • World #1 tennis player Novak Ðokovic is sensationally disqualified in 4th round of US Open after hitting a ball in frustration, striking a line judge; trailed Pablo Carreño Busta 5-6 in 1st set.
    • Lou Brock, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1964,67; 8 × NL stolen base leader; St Louis Cardinals), who died from multiple myeloma at 81.

    On this day in 2019

    • DEATHS
    • Hugh Pearson, Race Car Driver.
    • Abdul Qadir, Pakistan cricket spin bowler (67 Tests; 236 wickets; best 9/56 1987), who died of cardiac arrest at 63.
    • Robert Mugabe, World Leader.
    • Satanic Panic is released. Sam’s first day as a pizza delivery driver is not going according to plan. At the end of a long day and not enough tips, her last delivery turns out to be for a group of Satanists looking for someone to sacrifice. Now in a fight for her life, Sam must fend off witches, evil spells and demonic creatures, all while trying to keep her body – and soul – intact.
    • Edie is released. Following the death of her husband, Edie (Sheila Hancock) breaks free from years of his control and rebels against her daughter’s wish for her to move into assisted living by embarking on an adventure she and her father had always longed for: a trip to the Scottish Highlands to climb the world famous Mt. Suilven. Along the way, she hires young camping shop owner Jonny (Kevin Guthrie) to be her guide. Despite the generational differences, Jonny encourages Edie to fulfill her dream.
    • Ms. Purple is released. Ms. Purple is a poignant drama about Asian American sister and brother, Kasie (Tiffany Chu) and Carey (Teddy Lee), who were raised and are now seemingly stuck in Koreatown, Los Angeles. Abandoned by their mother and brought up by their father, the siblings continue to struggle with deep emotional wounds from the difficulty of the parental dynamic. Now, with their father on his death bed, the estranged Carey comes home to help Kasie care for him. As they reunite over their dying father, Kasie and Carey confront their shared past, attempting to mend their relationship.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is released. Linda Ronstadt is our guide through her early years of singing Mexican canciones with her family; her folk days with the Stone Poneys; and her reign as the “rock queen” of the ‘70s and early ’80s. She was a pioneer for women in the male-dominated music industry; a passionate advocate for human rights, and had a high-profile romance with California Governor Jerry Brown. Ultimately, her singing voice was stilled by illness and forced her into retirement but her music and influence remain as timeless as ever.
    • Strange But True is released. A woman surprises the family of her deceased boyfriend by telling them she's pregnant with his child.
    • Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! is released. In the 15 years since Super Size Me, the fast-food industry has undergone a makeover. Today, chain restaurants tout food that’s “healthy, ” “organic, ” and “natural.” Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock explores this new reality with an approach even more immersive and subversive than that used for his first film: he sets out to open his own chicken franchise. We follow him every step of the way, from raising poultry and conjuring recipes to designing the brand and scouting a location. Spurlock brings his disarming humor to uncover the truths and lies behind this multibillion-dollar industry.
    • MOVIES: R
    • It: Chapter Two is released. Twenty-seven years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more. Now adults, the Losers have long since gone their separate ways. However, people are disappearing again, so Mike, the only one of the group to remain in their hometown, calls the others home. Damaged by the experiences of their past, they must each conquer their deepest fears to destroy Pennywise once and for all...putting them directly in the path of the shape-shifting clown that has become deadlier than ever.
    • Night Hunter is released. Henry Cavill stars in this action-packed thrill ride that will shock you at every turn. When police detective Marshall (Henry Cavill) and local vigilante Cooper (Ben Kingsley) arrest a serial killer targeting women, they discover his game has just begun. The hunt is on as the murderer masterminds a series of deadly attacks from behind bars. Now in a desperate race against time, Marshall and Cooper fight to stay one step ahead of their suspect’s deadly plan.
    • The Spy: Season 1 is released. In the 1960s, Mossad agent Eli Cohen (Sacha Baron Cohen) infiltrates Syrian society and becomes friends with military leaders in this six-part limited series based on the real life of the Israeli spy written by Gideon Raff and Max Perry.
    • ALBUMS
    • Valve Bone Woe was released by Chrissie Hynde & the Valve Bone Woe Ensemble. The Pretenders singer's jazz classics covers album was produced by Marius de Vries and Eldad Guetta.
    • The Competition was released by Lower Dens. The Baltimore indie pop band is now a duo with just Jana Hunter and Nate Nelson on its fourth full-length release.
    • The Highwomen was released by The Highwomen. The debut full-length release for the country supergroup that includes Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris, and Amanda Shires was produced by Dave Cobb.
    • Saves the World was released by MUNA. The second full-length release for the Los Angeles-based indie pop trio was co-produced by Dan Grech-Marguerat.
    • Something Like a War was released by Kindness. The third full-length release for Adam Bainbridge features guest appearances from Bahamadia, Cosima, Nadia Nair, Robyn, Seinabo Sey, Samthing Soweto, and Jazmine Sullivan.
    • Resonant Body was released by Octo Octa. The third full-length release for Brooklyn-based electronic artist Maya Bouldry-Morrison was recorded in New Hampshire.
    • Mirrorland was released by EarthGang. The debut full-length release for the hip hop duo Olu (aka Johnny Venus) and WowGr8 (aka Doctur Dot) features guest appearances from Kehlani, Malik, Arin Ray, T-Pain, and Young Thug.
    • Lost Girls was released by Bat for Lashes. The fifth full-length release for the British singer-songwriter was inspired by Los Angeles and the 1980s.
    • Hollywood's Bleeding was released by Post Malone. The third full-length release for the rapper features a track from the 2018 animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as well as guest appearances from DaBaby, Future, Halsey, Meek Mill, Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott, SZA, and Young Thug.
    • Free was released by Iggy Pop. The latest full-length solo release for the punk artist includes contributions from Noveller and Leron Thomas.
    • Close It Quietly was released by Frankie Cosmos. The fourth full-length release for the Greta Kline-led band was co-produced with Gabe Wax.
    • Amadjar was released by Tinariwen. The ninth full-length release for the Malian Tuareg band features guest appearances from Rodolphe Burger, Jeiche Ould Chighaly, Warren Ellis, Cass McCombs, Michah Nelson, Stephen O'Malley, and Noura Mint Seymali.
    • Monster Hunter: World - Iceborne for PlayStation 4 is released. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is the highly anticipated massive expansion to Monster Hunter: World, the best-selling Capcom title of all time with more than 12 million units shipped worldwide adding to the series total of more than 53 million units to date. This gargantuan follow-up rivals the gameplay volume from the original release and features a new icy setting, storyline, monsters, gameplay options, and more.The game's all-new story picks up after Monster Hunter: World and whisks hunters away to the newly discovered chilly locale that, once fully explored, becomes the largest region in World so far. The new locale is home to several new and returning monsters ready to challenge hunters throughout their expeditions and raises the stakes with the added higher difficulty Master Rank. Iceborne continues the skill-based progression and robust crafting system found in World and expands that with several new gameplay features that broaden the player's combat repertoire. All this leads to the ultimate hunter test against the mysterious new flagship monster, Velkhana.
    • Creature in the Well for Switch is released. Creature in the Well is a top-down, pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler. As the last remaining BOT-C unit, venture deep into a desert mountain to restore power to an ancient facility, haunted by a desperate Creature. Uncover and upgrade powerful gear in order to free the city of Mirage from a deadly sandstorm.
    • Gears 5 for Xbox One is released. Sera is crumbling, your enemies uniting. Humanity’s reliance on technology has become their downfall and enemies are uniting to wipe out all survivors. As Kait, journey back to uncover the origins of the Locust, and fight with your squad to protect what’s left.
    • SPORTS
    • Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler Lasith Malinga takes 4 wickets in 4 balls and finishes with 5 for 6 as New Zealand all out for 88 in 37-run defeat in 3rd T-20 International in Pellekele.

    On this day in 2018

    • EVENTS
    • Remains of 166 people,2 years old, found in mass grave in Veracruz state, Mexico.
    • World Surf League announces from 2019 there would be equal prize money for men and women across elite tour events; first US-based global sports league with gender pay parity.
    • New York and New Jersey state attorneys launch investigations into sexual abuse by the Catholic clergy, bring to six the number of states investigating.
    • India's Supreme Court legalizes gay sex, overturning a colonial law.
    • DEATHS
    • Diane Leather, British athlete (first woman to run sub-5 minute mile), who died of a stroke at 85.
    • Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance), who died at 92.
    • Claudio Scimone, Italian conductor (I Solisti Veneti), who died at 83.
    • Alan Oakman, English cricket all-rounder (2 Tests; Sussex CCC), who died at 88.
    • Richard DeVos, American businessman who co-founded Amway, who died at 92.
    • GAMING: PC
    • Another Sight (2018) for PC is released. A teenager who has lost her sight and a mysterious cat team up in a surreal fantasy adventure into the unexpected, weaving a tale that brings together some of the world’s greatest minds: Monet, Tesla, Edison and other historical cultural icons.
    • NBA 2K19 for PC is released. NBA 2K celebrates 20 years of redefining what sports gaming can be. NBA 2K19 continues to push limits as it brings gaming one step closer to real-life basketball excitement and culture.
    • Hyper Light Drifter for Switch is released. Echoes of a dark and violent past resonate throughout a savage land, steeped in treasure and blood. Hyper Light Drifter is an action adventure RPG in the vein of the best 16bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale.Drifters of this world are the collectors of forgotten knowledge, lost technologies and broken histories. Our Drifter is haunted by an insatiable illness, traveling further into the lands of Buried Time, hoping to discover a way to quiet the vicious disease.
    • Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bonsonaro is stabbed at a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, Brazil.
    • SPORTS
    • Burt Reynolds, American actor (Deliverance, Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball), who died of cardiac arrest at 82.

    On this day in 2017

    • EVENTS
    • Catalonia's parliament passes law to allow referendum on independence from Spain.
    • Mother Teresa declared co-patron saint of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta alongside St. Francis Xavier.
    • DEATHS
    • Derek David Bourgeois, British composer, conductor and educator (National Youth Chamber Orchestra), who died of cancer at 75.
    • Spettacolo is released. Once upon a time, villagers in a tiny hill town in Tuscany came up with a remarkable way to confront their issues: they turned their lives into a play. Every summer, their piazza became their stage and residents of all ages played a part – the role of themselves. Monticchiello’s annual tradition has attracted worldwide attention and kept the town together for 50 years, but with an aging population and a future generation more interested in Facebook than farming, the town’s 50th–anniversary performance just might be its last. Spettacolo tells the story of Teatro Povero di Monticchiello, interweaving episodes from its past with its modern-day process as the villagers turn a series of devastating blows into a new play about the end of their world. [Grasshopper Film]
    • White Sun is released. When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandra travels to his remote mountain village after nearly a decade away. Little Pooja is anxiously awaiting the man she thinks is her father, but she’s confused when Chandra arrives with Badri, a young street orphan rumored to be his son. Chandra must face his brother Suraj, who was on the opposing side during the Nepalese civil war. The two brothers cannot put aside political feelings while carrying their father's body down the steep mountain path to the river for cremation. Suraj storms off in a rage, leaving Chandra with no other men strong enough to help. Under pressure from the village elders, Chandra must seek help from outside the village to obey the rigid caste and discriminatory gender traditions he fought to eliminate during the war. Chandra searches for a solution in neighboring villages, among the police, guests at a local wedding, and rebel guerrillas.
    • Destiny 2 for PlayStation 4 is released. In Destiny 2, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lays in ruins, occupied by a powerful new enemy and his elite army, the Red Legion. Every player creates his own character called a “Guardian, ” humanity’s chosen protectors. As a Guardian in Destiny 2, players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city’s forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home. In Destiny 2 players embark on a fresh story filled with new destinations around our solar system to explore, and an expansive amount of activities to discover. There is something for almost every type of gamer in Destiny 2, including gameplay for solo, cooperative and competitive players set within a vast, evolving and exciting universe. [Bungie]
    • SPORTS
    • Jim McDaniels, American basketball forward (All American 1971; Western Kentucky Uni; No. 1 overall pick ABA Draft 1971; ABA All-Star 1972; Carolina Cougars), who died from diabetes complications at 69.

    On this day in 2016

    • EVENTS
    • Minnesota man Danny Heinrich admits to kidnapping and murdering 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling on October 22,1989.
    • DEATHS
    • Lewis Merenstein, American record producer (Miriam Makeba; Van Morrison's Astral Weeks; Glass Harp), who died of pneumonia at 81.
    • Atlanta: Season 1 is released. Earnest "Earn"Marks (Donald Glover) returns to his hometown of Atlanta to find his cousin Alfred Miles (Brian Tyree Henry) is seen as a hot upcoming rapper and seeks to guide his career to the big time.
    • StartUp: Season 1 is released. In Miami, FBI agent Phil Rask (Martin Freeman) has been investigating Nick Talman's father, who asks his son to hide the dirty money. Nick (Adam Brody) invests the cash in a digital currency start up run by Izzy Morales (Otmara Marrero), which draws the interest of Ronald Dacey (Edi Gathegi), a local Haitian gang leader.
    • Queen Sugar: Season 1 is released. Based on the novel by Natalie Baszile, the Ava DuVernay & Oprah Winfrey drama finds estranged siblings: New Orleans activist/journalist Nova Bordelon (Rutina Wesley); Charley Bordelon (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), the wife of a Los Angeles basketball player; and fresh out of jail Ralph Angel Bordelon (Kofi Siriboe), are brought together after the death of their father to help run the family's 800-acre sugar cane farm.
    • Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet for PlayStation 4 is released. Touhou Genso Rondo is a remastered shoot 'em up that takes place in the Touhou universe.
    • The Tomorrow Children for PlayStation 4 is released. When an ambitious experiment designed to unite the minds of all humanity goes horribly wrong, almost all life on Earth disappears instantly, melting down into the planet to form “the Void”. Years later, a handful of survivors begin to rebuild civilisation, but their endeavours are hampered by “the Izverg”, giant beasts formed from the residue of negativity and nightmares that now roam the land. Fortunately, engineers discover the ability to develop “projection clones” – new life forms capable of venturing deep into the Void in search of preserved human DNA. It is with these clones that mankind begins the long journey back to its former glory …
    • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II for PlayStation Vita is released. Peace a memory. Despite the best efforts of military student Rean Schwarzer and his comrades, forces much greater than they have swept the land of Erebonia into a full-blown civil war. After a terrible struggle, Rean awakens in the mountains near his hometown, uncertain what fate befell his classmates and comrades. Though the road will not be an easy one, Rean decides to take up his sword once again.
    • Claire: Extended Cut for Xbox One is released. Extended Cut goes a little deeper into Claire’s history, bringing up more questions and more answers.

    On this day in 2015

    • EVENTS
    • German police confirm more than 13,000 refugees have arrived in Southern Germany in last 2 days fleeing conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
    • DEATHS
    • Martin Milner, American actor (Route 66, Adam 12), who died at 83.
    • Arthur & George: Season 1 is released. Masterpiece brings the ITV miniseries as a three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes' novel about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Martin Clunes) and his secretary Alfred "Woodie"Wood (Charles Edwards) investigating the case of George Edalji (Arsher Ali) who was convicted of maiming animals and writing obscene letters.

    On this day in 2014

    • Actress Katie Leclerc at the age of 27 weds long-time boyfriend Brian Stuart Habecost in Palm Springs, California.
    • DEATHS
    • Kira Zvorykina, Chess Player.
    • The Chair (2014): Season 1 is released. Two first-time directors, Shane Dawson and Anna Martemucci, work on the same script by Dan Schoffer in the documentary series from Project Greenlight's Chris Moore. Ticket sales and digital voting will determine the winner of the $250,0000 prize.

    On this day in 2013

    • EVENTS
    • 20 people are killed by Islamist militants in villages in northeast Nigeria.
    • Red Obsession is released. The great wineries of Bordeaux struggle to accommodate the voracious appetite for their rare, expensive wines, which have become a powerful status symbol in booming China.
    • Touchy Feely is released. When she's stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact, a massage therapist is unable to do her job. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's struggling dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch.
    • I Am Breathing is released. A documentary follows the last months of Neil Platt, a young father with terminal and debilitating motor neuron disease.
    • Il Futuro is released. When her parents die in a tragic car accident, adolescent Bianca's universe is suspended. Entrusted with the care of her younger brother, Tomas, she struggles to hold it together. Life is further complicated when Tomas' gym-rat friends invite themselves to stay indefinitely. Using Bianca as a lure for a heist they've concocted, they convince her to initiate a sexual relationship with an enigmatic blind hermit, Maciste (Rutger Hauer). But as the two spend time together, Bianca unexpectedly finds normalcy and acceptance in the aging B-movie star and former Mr. Universe's rococo mansion. [Strand Releasing]
    • Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve is released. Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the U.S. Federal Reserve has never been greater. Markets and governments around the world hold their breath in anticipation of the Fed Chairman's every word. Yet the average person knows very little about the most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth. Narrated by Liev Schreiber, Money For Nothing is the first film to take viewers inside the Fed and reveal the impact of Fed policies - past, present, and future - on our lives. Join current and former Fed officials as they debate the critics, and each other, about the decisions that helped lead the global financial system to the brink of collapse in 2008. And why we might be headed there again.
    • My Father and The Man In Black is released. After the suicide of Johnny Cash's former manager, Saul Holiff, his estranged son, Jonathon, returns home. There, Jonathon learns from his mother that his father's personal records exist in storage. As Jonathon searches through them, he discovers much about his father's life of deferred dreams in London, Ontario until he became the manager of Johnny Cash. From there, Jonathon learns of his father's hectic life managing the erratic country star with his personal demons and moods and how the material success came with a profound cost of its own for Saul. In doing so, Jonathon gets a new perspective of a father who had his problems that he never fully conquered himself.
    • A Teacher is released. A high school teacher in Austin, Texas has an affair with one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the relationship comes to an end.
    • Good Ol' Freda is released. Good Ol' Freda' tells the story of Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teenager asked to work for a young local band hoping to make it big: the Beatles. As the Beatles' fame multiplies, Freda bears witness to music and cultural history but never exploits her insider access. Their loyal secretary from beginning to end, Freda finally tells her tales for the first time in 50 years.
    • Fire in the Blood is released. An intricate tale of medicine, monopoly and malice, Fire In the Blood tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments aggressively blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of Africa and the global south in the years after 1996 - causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths - and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back.
    • MOVIES: PG
    • The Ultimate Life is released. Between the pressure of running a foundation started by his late grandfather, being sued by his greedy extended family, and seeing his beloved Alexia leave on an extended mission trip to Haiti, Jason Stevens' world is unraveling. But when Jason discovers the lifelong journal his grandfather began as a Depression-era lad, Red Stevens' writings transport Jason to a front-row seat on an incredible rags-to-riches ride. With everything he loves hanging in the balance, Jason hopes he can discover The Ultimate Life.
    • MOVIES: PG13
    • Salinger is released. A feature documentary on the formative personal and professional experiences of the reclusive author J.D. Salinger.
    • MOVIES: R
    • Riddick is released. Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past.
    • Populaire is released. Living with her widowed father and dreary husband, Rose seems destined to remain a bored housewife, but her life changes when her charismatic boss insists she compete in a speed typing competition.
    • Winnie Mandela is released. Through her fierce determination and dauntless courage, Winnie Mandela survived her husband's imprisonment, continuous harassment by the security police, banishment to a small Free State town, betrayal by friends and allies, and more than a year in solitary confinement - all the while keeping the name of Nelson Mandela alive. A sensitive and balanced portrayal, the film nevertheless thoroughly investigates and honestly examines the controversies that dogged Winnie Mandela in recent years. [dfilms]
    • 99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film is released. 99 filmmakers & artists collaborate to create a portrait of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
    • Hell Baby is released. An expectant couple Jack (Rob Corddry) and Vanessa (Leslie Bibb) who move into a haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican's elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby.
    • Adore is released. Naomi Watts and Robin Wright play two lifelong friends who fall for each other's sons.
    • Bounty Killer is released. Itâ
    • GAMING: PC
    • Starpoint Gemini 2 for PC is released. Starpoint Gemini 2, like its predecessor Starpoint Gemini (2011), is an open-world 3D space simulation that combines powerful RPG mechanics with the frenzy of space combat, creating a particular blend that sets itself apart from all other games in the genre.
    • SPORTS
    • Actor Josh Charles (41) weds ballet dancer and author Sophie Flack at a private residence in Manhattan, New York City.

    On this day in 3114BC

    • EVENTS
    • Date Maya/Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar starts dating from (as corresponds to the Julian Calendar)..


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