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'Maniac' is released on Netflix

Maniac is an American dark comedy web television miniseries, based on the Norwegian television series of the same name by Hakon Bast Mossige and Espen PA Lervaag. The series is written by Patrick Somerville, directed by Cary Fukunaga, and stars Emma Stone and Jonah Hill.

'Sydney White' opens in theaters

Sydney White is a 2007 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Joe Nussbaum and written by Chad Gomez Creasey based on the story of "Snow White". In its opening weekend, the film earned $5,196,380 in the box office, ranking sixth place and third of the week's new releases.

Actor George Clooney breaks his rib in a motorcycle accident

Clooney and then-girlfriend Sarah Larson were injured in a motorcycle accident in Weehawken, New Jersey, when his motorcycle was hit by a car. The driver of the car reported that Clooney attempted to pass him on the right, while Clooney said that the driver signaled left and then decided to make an abrupt right turn and clipped his motorcycle.

Status Quo put themselves in the Guinness Book Of Records

Status Quo are an English boogie rock band. To promote the release of their Rock 'Til You Drop album, Status Quo performed four arena gigs across the UK in the space of a single day, earning them a place in the Guinness Book of Records.

Jeannie C Riley goes to #1 on the US singles chart

"Harper Valley PTA" is a country song written by Tom T. Hall and was a major international hit single for country singer Jeannie C. Riley in 1968. The song was originally recorded in 1968 by Margie Singleton on Ashley Records A 5000. Riley's record sold over six million copies as a single.

'Blue Velvet' at #1 on US singles chart

"Blue Velvet" is a popular song that was written and composed in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. A top 20 hit for Tony Bennett in its original 1951 version, the song has since been re-recorded many times, with Bobby Vinton's 1963 version reaching #1.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1947

Stephen King

born 1942

U-Roy

born 1950

Bill Murray