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Freaky Friday by Lil Dicky and Chris Brown goes at #1 in the UK

"Freaky Friday" is a song recorded by American rapper Lil Dicky, featuring guest vocals from American singer Chris Brown and uncredited vocals from Ed Sheeran, DJ Khaled, and Kendall Jenner. The song topped the charts in the United Kingdom and New Zealand and peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song has also reached the top 10 of the charts in Australia, Canada, and Ireland.

The first episode of "Silicon Valley" debuts

Silicon Valley is an American comedy television series created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler, and Dave Krinsky. The series revolves around 5 men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley. It stars Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, and Christopher Evan Welch.

Heidi Klum divorces Seal

After seven years of marriage, Heidi Klum filed for divorce from Seal. She also requested that her name, Heidi Samuel, be restored to her birth name of Heidi Klum. They have 3 biological children together, and Seal also adopted Leni, Klum's child from her previous relationship.

Quentin Tarantino suffers his biggest flop to date

Grindhouse, a horror film double feature, directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino was released, however ticket sales performed significantly below box office analysts' expectations despite mostly positive critic reviews. Although the film cost $53 million to produce, it earned only $25,4 million.

ABBA win the Eurovision Song Contest

It was held at The Dome in Brighton on the south coast of the UK. The winner of the Contest was pop band ABBA from Sweden, that performed the song "Waterloo". Giving Sweden its first triumph in the contest, and are the most successful group to have ever taken part in the competition.

The 13th Eurovision Song Contest

The 13th Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, and was hosted by Katie Boyle. It was won by the Spanish song "La, la, la", performed by Massiel. A total of 17 countries entered the contest.

The 31st Academy Awards are held

The 31st Academy Awards ceremony took place at the Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, California, and was hosted by Jerry Lewis, Mort Sahl, Tony Randall, Bob Hope, David Niven, and Laurence Olivier. The film Gigi won 9 Oscars, breaking the previous record of 8.

"A Connecticut Yankee" is released

A Connecticut Yankee is an American Pre-Code film adaptation of Mark Twain's novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. The film was directed by David Butler to a script by William M. Conselman, Owen Davis, and Jack Moffitt, and stars Will Rogers, William Farnum, Maureen O'Sullivan, and Myrna Loy.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

died 2013

Don Shirley

born 1969

Paul Rudd

born 1981

Eliza Coupe