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"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" premieres in Toyko

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is an American superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy and the fifteenth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" premieres in London

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is an American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. The film was directed by Marc Webb and was produced by Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. It is the second and final film in The Amazing Spider-Man franchise.

Actress Daisy Ridley is born

Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley is an English actress. She appeared in minor television roles and short films before being cast in the lead role of Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, appearing in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. She portrayed Mary Debenham in Murder on the Orient Express.

The 44th Academy Awards

The 44th Academy Awards were presented at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Helen Hayes, Alan King, Sammy Davis Jr., and Jack Lemmon. One of the highlights of the evening was the appearance of Betty Grable, battling cancer at the time, who made one of her last public appearances.

Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving The Beatles

An ambiguous Paul McCartney self-interview was seized upon by the international media as an official announcement of a Beatles breakup. The occasion for the statements Paul released to the press that day was the upcoming release of his debut solo album, McCartney.

The 40th Academy Awards

The 40th Academy Awards honored film achievements of that year. Due to the increasing rarity of black and white feature films, the awards for cinematography, art direction, and costume design were combined into single categories. The Best Picture nominees were an eclectic group of films reflecting the chaos of their era.

The 39th Academy Awards

The 39th Academy Awards were held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. Only two of the Best Picture nominees also had nominations for Best Director; Fred Zinnemann's lavish and thoughtful biopic A Man for All Seasons and Mike Nichols' bold and taboo-breaking drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Warner Bros. premieres the first 3-D film from a major American studio

House of Wax is about a disfigured sculptor who repopulates his destroyed wax museum by murdering people and using their wax-coated corpses as displays. American horror film starring Vincent Price. House of Wax is Warner Bros's remake of 1933 film Mystery of the Wax Museum. It was the first color 3-D feature.

Actor Steven Seagal is born

Steven Frederic Seagal is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, director, martial artist, and musician who holds American, Russian, and Serbian citizenship. A 7th-dan black belt in aikido, Seagal began his adult life as a martial arts instructor in Japan; becoming the first foreigner to operate an aikido dojo in the country.

Actor Harry Morgan is born

Harry Morgan was an American actor and director whose television and film career spanned six decades. Morgan's major roles included Pete Porter in both December Bride and Pete and Gladys; Officer Bill Gannon on Dragnet; Amos Coogan on Hec Ramsey; and his starring role as Colonel Sherman T. Potter in M*A*S*H and AfterMASH.

Anniversaries of famous

born 1987

Shay Mitchell

born 1991

AJ Michalka

born 1984

Mandy Moore