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Tomorrowland is held over two weekends for first time

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival, and to meet the high demand for tickets, the 2014 edition of Tomorrowland would be held over two weekends. The line-up for both weekends would be more or less the same.

Three Netflix productions receive 14 Emmy nominations

Netflix made history by earning the first Primetime Emmy Award nominations for original online only web television. Three of its web series, Arrested Development, Hemlock Grove, and House of Cards, earned a total of 14 nominations. Netflix also made history with three wins, including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for the pilot episode, "Chapter 1", of House of Cards.

Musical "Mamma Mia!" premieres

The musical Mamma Mia! had its world premiere in London's Leicester Square. Hundreds of fans laid all their love on the movie's stars - including Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan and Stellan Skarsgård - as they walked the azure blue carpet, a reference to the movie's Mediterranean setting.

The Simpsons actor Hank Azaria marries actress Helen Hunt

Azaria's relationship with actress Helen Hunt began in 1994; they married in a traditional Jewish ceremony at the couple's home in Southern California in July 1999. The two had appeared together in Mad About You and "Dumbbell Indemnity", an episode of The Simpsons. After a year of marriage, Azaria moved out of the couple's home.

Bobby Brown marries Whitney Houston at her New Jersey

Whitney Houston met Bobby Brown at the Soul Train Music Awards. They were in a relationship for 3 years prior to getting married. Their wedding took place at Whitney’s New Jersey estate in Mendham. It was attended by roughly 800 guests. The groom was dressed in white, the same as the bride, instead of the typical black.

First Lollapalooza music festival is held in North America

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip-hop, and electronic music bands and artists, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths. Conceived and created in 1991 by Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell as a farewell tour for his band, Lollapalooza ran annually until 1997 and was revived in 2003.

"Rag Doll" starts a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart

An American rock and pop band, The Four Seasons released a single “Rag Doll”. The song peaked at No. 1 of the Billboard Hot 100, lasting on the top position for 2 weeks. It also topped the US Cash Box Top 100 and Canada RPM Top Singles at the time. The song was inspired by a dirty-faced little girl, dressed in ragged clothes.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1980

Kristen Bell

born 1976

Elsa Pataky

born 1967

Vin Diesel