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'The X-Files' returns after 13 years

The X-Files is sci-fi drama TV series created by Chris Carter, which originally aired from September 10, 1993, to May 19, 2002, on Fox. After releasing 2 movies, the TV series returned after 13 years with the 10th season. Fox also officially announced that The X-Files would be returning for the 11th season of ten episodes.

'Catwoman' receives the most Razzies nominations

Leading the pack was a tie between the late summer film Catwoman and Fahrenheit 9/11, each of which won four Razzies, even though the latter was not nominated for Worst Picture. Catwoman received the greatest number of nominations, followed by Alexander with six nominations.

The 56th Golden Globes

The 56th Golden Globe Awards honored the best in film and television for 1998 and took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Jim Carrey won the Best Actor – Drama award for Peter Weir's Truman Show and Steven Spielberg won the Best Director award for his movie Saving Private Ryan.

Oasis are top of the UK singles chart with 'All Around The World'

"All Around the World" is a song by the English rock band Oasis, written by the band's lead guitarist and principal songwriter Noel Gallagher. Released in January 1998, the track peaked at number one in the UK Singles Chart, and it is the longest number one single in UK history.

Hollywood veteran director George Cukor dies age 83

George Dewey Cukor was an American film director. He mainly concentrated on comedies and literary adaptations. Cukor died of a heart attack and was interred in Garden of Memory, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, California. Records in probate court indicated his net worth at the time of his death was $2,377,720.

The 33rd Golden Globes

The 33rd Golden Globe Awards honored the best in film and television for 1975. Jack Nicholson has won the Best Actor - Drama award for Miloš Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and along with him, Miloš Forman has received the Best Director award. The movie also received the Best Film - Drama award.

Diana Ross is at #1 on the US singles chart

"Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" is a song written by Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin, and initially recorded by American singer Thelma Houston, and then most notably by Diana Ross as the theme to the 1975 Motown/Paramount film Mahogany.

Elvis Presley is at #1 on the UK singles chart

"Jailhouse Rock" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller that first became a hit for Elvis Presley. The single, with its B-side "Treat Me Nice", another song from the film's soundtrack, was a US number one hit for seven weeks in the fall of 1957, and a UK number one hit for three weeks early in 1958.

'The Grapes of Wrath' is released

The Grapes of Wrath is an American drama movie directed by John Ford. It was based on John Steinbeck's 1939 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Nunnally Johnson and the executive producer was Darryl F. Zanuck.

Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film as director

The Pleasure Garden is a 1925 British silent film directed by Alfred Hitchcock in his directorial debut. Based on a novel of the same name by Oliver Sandys, the film is about two chorus girls at the Pleasure Garden Theatre in London and their troubled relationships.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1943

Sharon Tate

born 1949

John Belushi

born 1982

Daveed Diggs