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

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.

"Red Dwarf: Back to Earth" airs on Dave

Red Dwarf: Back to Earth is a miniseries continuation of the British sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf, that aired on UK TV channel Dave. Around 4 million people watched Part One during the Easter weekend when it premiered. The story follows the characters as they arrive on Earth, only to find out they are characters in TV show “Red Dwarf”.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles goes off the air after two years

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is an American sci-fi TV series that is a spin-off from the Terminator series of films. It aired on Fox in the early 2008 and ran there for over a year. Despite the fan efforts, Fox Entertainment announced the cancellation, as they did not plan to renew the show for a 3rd season.

The 44th Academy Awards are held

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 are held

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 are held

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.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1987

Shay Mitchell

born 1991

AJ Michalka

born 1984

Mandy Moore