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"Divorce" premieres on HBO

Divorce is an American comedy-drama television series created by Sharon Horgan, set in Hastings-on-Hudson, and starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church as a middle-aged divorcing couple. The series premiered on HBO in 2016. The pilot episode was written by Horgan and directed by Jesse Peretz.

2Cellos release album "In2ition"

In2ition is the second studio album by Slovenian-Croatian cello duo, 2Cellos. It was released on November 2012 in Japan, and January 2013 in the rest of the world, through Sony Masterworks. The album peaked at number 1 on the Croatian and Japanese Albums charts.

Nirvana enter the Billboard album chart at #1

Upon release, In Utero entered the Billboard 200 chart at number one and received critical acclaim as a drastic departure from Nevermind. The record has been certified five times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold 15 million copies worldwide.

Rod Stewart is at #1 on the UK singles chart

"Maggie May" went to number one in the UK Singles Chart and simultaneously topped the charts in Australia, Canada, and the US. Billboard ranked it as the No. 2 record for 1971. The song also topped the charts in Australia for four weeks at the same time. The song re-entered the UK chart in December 1976, but only reached number 31.

The Beatles start a four week run at #1 on the US singles chart

"Yesterday" topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for four weeks, beginning in October. The song spent a total of 11 weeks on the chart, selling a million copies within 5 weeks. The single was also number one for three weeks on the US Cash Box pop singles chart the same year.

Ray Charles starts a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart

"Hit The Road Jack" hit number 1 for 2 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, beginning October 1961. "Hit the Road Jack" won a Grammy award for Best Rhythm and Blues Recording. The song was number 1 on the R&B Sides chart for five weeks, thereby becoming Charles's sixth number-one on that chart. The song is ranked number 387 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time".

Eddie Cochran records the classic song "C'mon Everybody"

"C'mon Everybody" is a 1958 song by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart, originally released as a B-side. In 1959 it peaked in the UK at number 6 in the singles chart, and, thirty years later, in 1988, the track was re-issued there and became a number 14 hit. In the US the song got to number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1940

John Lennon

born 1953

Tony Shalhoub

died 1967

Che Guevara