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XXXTENTACION is at #1 on the US singles chart with "Sad!"

"SAD!" is a song by American rapper XXXTentacion from his second studio album, ?. It was released as the lead single from the album in 2018. The track was produced by John Cunningham, and written by XXXTentacion. The song is XXXTentacion's highest charting in the United States, peaking at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

Olivia de Havilland sues the producers of Feud

A key issue in the lawsuit is the fact that de Havilland’s character used the word “bitch” in reference to Fontaine, while de Havilland’s lawyer argued no record exists of de Havilland ever using the word, much less to identify Fontaine.

Album X becomes the fastest-selling UK album of the year

x debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart, marking Sheeran's second number one album in the United Kingdom. It sold 180,000 copies in its first week of release to become the fastest-selling album of 2014, overtaking Coldplay's Ghost Stories.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is released

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a video game, developed by EA Bright Light Studio and published by Electronic Arts. The game was released in June 2009 and is based on the film of the same name. The game was released on the Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, and mobile platforms.

"Spider-Man 2" is released

Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi and written by Alvin Sargent, from a story by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, and Michael Chabon. Set two years after the events of Spider-Man, the film finds Peter Parker struggling to manage both his personal life and his duties as Spider-Man.

"Lady Marmalade" is at #1 on the UK singles chart

"Lady Marmalade" is a song written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan. The song first became a popular hit when covered in 1974 by the American girl group Labelle. Labelle held the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for one week, and also topped the Canadian RPM national singles chart.

Croc 2 is released

Croc 2 is a platform video game developed by Argonaut Software and published by Fox Interactive. It was released for the Sony PlayStation in 1999, and later for Microsoft Windows and Game Boy Color in 2000 and 2001, respectively. The game's release was accompanied by a heavy advertising campaign, with Fox cross-promoting the game alongside Nabisco's "Gummi Savers" brand of candy.

Soul singer Phyllis Hyman committs suicide by overdosing

In June 1995, Hyman committed suicide by overdosing on pentobarbital and secobarbital in the bedroom of her New York City apartment. She was found unconscious at 2:00 p.m., hours before she was scheduled to perform at the Apollo Theater, and died three hours later at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital.

Anita Ward starts a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart

"Ring My Bell" is a 1979 disco song written by Frederick Knight. When Lattisaw signed with a different label, Anita Ward was asked to sing it instead, and it became her only major hit. Ward's single hit number one on the disco charts."Ring My Bell" went to number 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the Soul Singles chart.

Harrison knocks McCartney from the top of the US singles chart

Give Me Love is a song by George Harrison, released as the opening track of his 1973 album Living in the Material World. It was also issued as the album's lead single, in May that year, and became Harrison's second US number 1, after "My Sweet Lord". In doing so, the song demoted Paul McCartney and Wings' "My Love" from the top of the Billboard Hot 100.

"Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" is released in the US

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 American musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. It is an adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. The film was released by Paramount Pictures in June 1971. The film received generally positive reviews.

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Mike Tyson

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Lizzy Caplan

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