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'The Amazing Spider-Man' premieres

The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, and sharing the title of the character's longest-running comic book. It is the fourth theatrical Spider-Man film produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Entertainment, and a reboot of Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2002–2007 trilogy preceding it.

A Chicago jury acquits R. Kelly of all 14 charges

Robert Sylvester Kelly is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player. In 2002 Kelly was indicted on 21 counts of child pornography. He pleaded not guilty and was acquitted of all charges in 2008.

Michael Jackson is cleared of all charges

People v. Jackson was a criminal trial held in Santa Barbara County Superior Court, in which American recording artist Michael Jackson was tried based upon accusations of Gavin Arvizo, a 13-year-old boy whom Jackson had befriended. The trial spanned approximately 18 months, until the jury delivered a verdict of not guilty on all fourteen charges.

Samuel L. Jackson enshrined on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

In 2000, Samuel L. Jackson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, kicking off a decade where he played a Marine colonel on trial in "Rules of Engagement", co-starred with Bruce Willis for the third time in the supernatural thriller "Unbreakable", and starred in the 2000 remake of the 1971 film Shaft.

Alanis Morissette releases her most famous album

Jagged Little Pill is the third studio album and international debut of Canadian singer Alanis Morissette. It was released in 1995 through Maverick, and was her first album to be released worldwide as her previous two albums had been released only in her native Canada. The album topped the charts in ten countries, selling over 33 million units worldwide.

Billy Ray Cyrus starts a 17-week run at #1 on the US album chart

The album Some Gave All is Billy Ray Cyrus' most successful album to date. It has been certified 9× Multi-Platinum in the United States and had the longest run at number one by a debut artist on the Billboard 200 - 17 consecutive weeks. It also boasts the most consecutive chart-topping weeks in the SoundScan era.

'License to Kill' is released

Licence to Kill is a 1989 British spy film, the sixteenth in the James Bond film series produced by Eon Productions, and the last to star Timothy Dalton in the role of the fictional MI6 agent, James Bond. It is the first Bond film not to use the title of an Ian Fleming story and the 5th and final consecutive episode directed by John Glen.

Whitney Houston starts a 6-week run at #1 on the UK album chart

Whitney Houston's second studio album, "Whitney", was a smash hit worldwide. In the United Kingdom, the album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and remained there for six weeks. Whitney became the first album to debut at number one in both the U.S. and in the UK. It was 1987's third best-selling album in the UK.

Dolly Parton records 'I Will Always Love You'

Parton's song "I Will Always Love You" was a commercial success. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart twice, first in 1974 and again in 1982 when she re-recorded the song for the film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1986

Kat Dennings

born 1986

Ashley Olsen

born 1981

Chris Evans