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"Legends of Tomorrow" returns for a 4th season

The fourth season of the American television series Legends of Tomorrow follows a team of time travelers known as the "Legends". It is set in the Arrowverse, sharing continuity with the other television series of the universe, and is a spin-off of Arrow and The Flash.

"Thor: The Dark World" premieres in London

Thor: The Dark World is an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios. It is the sequel to 2011's Thor and the eighth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor. In this movie, Thor teams up with Loki to save the Nine Realms from the Dark Elves led by the vengeful Malekith, who intends to plunge the universe into darkness.

The Sims 3: Into the Future is released

The Sims 3: Into the Future is the eleventh and final expansion pack for The Sims 3 series from Electronic Arts and was released in 2013. The expansion is futuristic themed. Upon installation, players may be visited by a time traveler in their home neighborhood, who gives their sims his time portal for use upon receiving help from the player.

Guns N' Roses release single "Chinese Democracy"

"Chinese Democracy" is a song by the American rock band Guns N' Roses, and the title track from their sixth studio album of the same name. The song was released in 2008 as the band's twenty-first radio single. It was primarily written by Axl Rose and Josh Freese.

The Sims 2: Castaway is released

The Sims 2: Castaway is the third console spin-off of the video game The Sims 2. It was released in the United States in 2007 for the Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. The Sims 2: Castaway is also offered on mobile platforms. A very similar game, The Sims Castaway Stories, is available for personal computers.

"Waterloo" is the best song in the history of the ESC

"Waterloo" is the first single from the Swedish pop group ABBA's second album. This was also the first single to be credited to the group performing under the name ABBA. In 1974 the song was the winning entry for Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest. The victory began ABBA's path to worldwide fame.

Grand Theft Auto III is released

Grand Theft Auto III was released to critical acclaim. Metacritic calculated an average score of 97 of out 100, based on 56 reviews. It is the sixth-highest rated game on Metacritic, tied with a number of others. Reviewers liked the game's sound, gameplay, and open world design, though some criticism was directed at the controls.

George Michael pays £1.45m for John Lennon’s piano

George Michael bought the piano on which John Lennon composed the classic hit song Imagine so it would not end up in storage and could be "seen by the people". The Wham! frontman anonymously paid £1.67m for the upright historic Steinway. He later announced he was going to hand it over to the Beatles Story museum in Liverpool.

"A Groovy Kind Of Love" starts a two week run at #1

Unlike the Mindbenders' version, which was an upbeat guitar-based pop song, Collins' version was a slow ballad with a prominent keyboard and strings. This version hit No. 1 on both the U.S. and UK charts, and remains Collins' only single to top the charts in both countries; it was his last No. 1 single in the UK.

The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" makes its debut

"Good Vibrations" is a song composed by Brian Wilson with lyrics by Mike Love for the American rock band the Beach Boys, of which both were members. Released on October 10, 1966, the single was an immediate critical and commercial hit, topping record charts in several countries including the US and UK.

The first female group have a #1 album on the US Billboard chart

The Supremes A' Go-Go is the ninth studio album released by Motown singing group The Supremes in 1966. It was the first album by an all-female group to reach number-one on the Billboard 200 album charts in the United States. Remaining on the Billboard album chart for 60 weeks, according to Motown data, it sold worldwide 3,500,000 copies.

Sandie Shaw has her first UK #1 single

"(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me" is a song written in the 1960s by songwriting team Burt Bacharach and Hal David. The lyrics are from the point of view of a man who has just broken up with his lover. He would prefer to forget about her, but everywhere he goes there is always something there to remind him.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1952

Jeff Goldblum

born 1962

Bob Odenkirk

born 1998

Roddy Ricch

born 1988

Corey Hawkins