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Ariana Grande is at #1 on the US album chart

My Everything is the second studio album by American singer and actress Ariana Grande. Grande wanted My Everything to sound as "an evolution" from her debut album, Yours Truly; it explores more mature themes and genres. Upon its release, the album debuted atop the Billboard 200, selling 169,000 copies in its first week.

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition is released

The significant changes featured in the enhanced version are over 200 new animations, additional NPC models and recoloring of generic NPC models as well as monsters, vastly expanded and corrected dialogues in translated versions, improved stability, redesigned inventory system and load times reduced by roughly 80%.

Bob Dylan reaches #1 on Billboard's albums chart

Modern Times is the 32nd studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released by Columbia Records. At age 65, Dylan became the oldest living person at the time to have an album enter the Billboard charts at  No.  1. Modern Times became the singer-songwriter's first  No.  1 album in the U.S. since 1976's Desire.

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is released

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is an action adventure beat-em-up fighting video game based on the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games. The game centers on two members of the Shaolin Order, Liu Kang, and Kung Lao, as they travel through the realms in an attempt to thwart Shang Tsung's plans to dominate Earthrealm.

DJ Otzi goes to #1 on the UK singles chart with "Hey Baby"

"Hey! Baby" is a song written by Margaret Cobb and Bruce Channel, and recorded by Channel in 1961, first released on LeCam Records, a local Fort Worth, Texas label. After it hit, it was released on Smash Records for national distribution. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks.

"Frasier" debuts on NBC

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for 11 seasons. The series was created as a spin-off of Cheers, continuing the story of psychiatrist Frasier Crane as he returned to his hometown of Seattle and started building a new life as a radio advice show host while reconnecting with his father and brother.

Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen

Schwarzenegger became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1983. Shortly before he gained his citizenship, he asked the Austrian authorities for the right to keep his Austrian citizenship, as Austria does not usually allow dual citizenship. His request was granted, and he retained his Austrian citizenship.

Jimi Hendrix's debut LP enters the Billboard Hot 200 album chart

Are You Experienced is the debut studio album by English-American rock band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. The LP was an immediate critical and commercial success, and it is widely regarded as one of the greatest debuts in the history of rock music. It reached number five on the US Billboard Top LPs, remaining on the chart for 106 weeks.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1971

Amy Poehler

born 1981

Alexis Bledel

born 1988

Teddy Geiger

born 1924

Lauren Bacall