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Ariana Grande is at #1 on the UK singles chart with "7 Rings"

"7 Rings" is a song recorded by American singer Ariana Grande for her fifth studio album Thank U, Next. The song was written by Grande, Kaydence, Njomza Vitia, Tayla Parx and Victoria Monét alongside its producers Tommy Brown, Charles Anderson and Michael Foster, with the interpolation of "My Favorite Things" by Rodgers and Hammerstein.

The 87th Academy Awards are held

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, honored the best films of 2014 and took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel each won four awards, with the former film earning the Best Picture honor.

The 81st Academy Awards are held

The 81st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, honored the best films and took place at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Slumdog Millionaire won eight awards, the most of the evening, including Best Picture and Best Director for Danny Boyle.

Teen drama The O.C. ends after four years

The O.C. is an American teen drama TV series that ran on the Fox network. It deals with the culture clash of idealistic Cohen family who adopted young Ryan Atwood and materialistic community in which they reside. It received mostly positive reception, however, the ratings declined with time, which eventually led to its cancellation.

The series finale of "Sex and the City"

The 6th and final season of Sex and the City was nominated for many awards. All four lead actresses received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, with Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon winning Emmy awards. The season finale reached 10 million viewers in the USA and almost 5 million in the UK.

Norah Jones is at #1 on Billboard album chart

Feels Like Home is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Norah Jones, released through Blue Note Records. Feels Like Home sold 1,022,000 copies in its first week of release in the U.S. It sold 395,000 copies in its second week and spent its first six weeks of release atop the Billboard 200.

Spice Girls go to #1 on the US singles chart with "Wannabe"

"Wannabe" is the debut single by English girl group Spice Girls. "Wannabe" topped the UK Singles Chart for seven weeks and has received a double Platinum certification by the British Phonographic Industry. In January it was released in the United States, topping the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks.

No Doubt go to #1 on the UK singles chart with "Don’t Speak"

The song was released as the 3rd single from No Doubt's 3rd studio album called Tragic Kingdom. It was written by Gwen Stefani and Eric Stefani. Don't Speak was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.

Joe Dolce is at #1 on the UK singles chart

Shaddap You Face by Joe Dolce is a song about a fictitious rebellious Italian boy. The original release sold over 6 million copies and has remained the most successful Australian-produced single in Australian music history for 33 years straight. There have been over 50 different foreign language cover versions.

The Average White Band are at #1 on the US singles chart

Pick Up the Pieces by the Average White Band is a song from their 2nd album called AWB. It was written by Roger Ball and Hamish Stuart. The song is essentially an instrumental, besides from the song's title being shouted many times in the song.

Elvis Presley is at #1 on the UK singles

Cant' Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley is a pop ballad, which was featured in Presley's film called Blue Hawaii. It was written by Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, and George David Weiss. The single is certified Platinum, for US sales in excess of one million copies.

The 15th Golden Globes are held

The 15th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in a film for 1957 films, were held at the Cocoanut Grove, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles. The Bridge on the River Kwai won the award for the Best Picture.

"It Happened One Night" opens at NY's Radio City Music Hall

It Happened One Night is an American pre-Code romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed and co-produced by Frank Capra, in collaboration with Harry Cohn. It Happened One Night was the first film to win the "Big Five" Academy Awards.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

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Steve Irwin

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