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One Direction break

One Direction played the final gig of their world tour before their self-proclaimed extended break. After more than 80 shows across 20 countries, their On The Road tour came to an end in Sheffield. From this point on, the band only have a few one-off appearances at music awards shows before they go their separate ways in March 2016.

'Ash vs Evil Dead' is released on Starz

Ash vs Evil Dead is an American comedy horror television series developed by Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, and Tom Spezialy for the Starz network filmed in New Zealand. It is set in Raimi's Evil Dead universe, with Bruce Campbell reprising his role as Ash Williams, and acts as a sequel to the original trilogy.

Kim Kardashian files for a divorce from Kris Humphries

After 72 days of marriage, she filed for divorce from Humphries, citing irreconcilable differences. Several news outlets surmised that Kardashian's marriage to Humphries was merely a publicity stunt to promote the Kardashian family's brand and their subsequent television ventures.

'The Walking Dead' first airs on the AMC

The Walking Dead is post-apocalyptic horror television series. The episode "Days Gone Bye" was written by Frank Darabont. The premiere was massively promoted and achieved a viewership of 5.35 million.

Chart history is made

When the UK Top 5 singles chart was made up entirely of new entries. Alanis Moríssette went in at No.5 (´Thank U´), Culture Club at No.4 (´I Just Wanna Be Loved´), U2 at No.3 (´Sweetest Thing´), George Michael at No.2 (´Outside´) and Cher with 'Believe' at No.1. It made Cher (who was 52) the first female artist to have a No.1 single over the age of 50

Guitarist Slash announces he was no longer in Guns N' Roses

With the band's failure to collaborate resulting in no album being recorded, Slash announced that he was no longer a part of Guns N' Roses. Slash stated at the time "Axl and I have not been capable of seeing eye to eye on Guns N' Roses for some time. We tried to collaborate, but at this point, I'm no longer in the band."

Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault

Tupac Shakur was riding in a car which passed and almost struck two drunk off-duty police officers, who begun to argue with the driver. That led to Shakur shooting both officers. Later, however, prosecutors dropped all charges against both parties.

Actor River Phoenix dies of a drug overdose at the age of 23

Phoenix collapsed and died of combined drug intoxication following a drug overdose on the sidewalk outside the West Hollywood nightclub The Viper Room at the age of 23. At the time of his death, Phoenix was acting in Dark Blood, which was released in 2012.

Boyz II Men are at #1 on the UK and US singles chart

The single was recorded by American R&B group Boyz II Men for the Boomerang soundtrack. It was written and produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, L.A. Reid and Daryl Simmons. In the US, "End of the Road" spent a then record-breaking 13 weeks at number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, Internationally, "End of the Road" reached number 1 in Australia, UK and the Hot 100 Eurochart.

Led Zeppelin start a four week run at #1 on the US album chart

Led Zeppelin III is the eponymous 3rd studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It showed a progression from straightforward rock towards folk and acoustic music. The album was one of the most anticipated of 1970. It was an immediate commercial success upon release and topped the UK and US charts.

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

Baby Love is a song recorded by the American music group the Supremes in 1964 for their 2nd studio album titled Where Did Our Love Go. It was written and produced by Motown's main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland. Baby Love topped the Billboard pop singles chart in the US and in the UK pop singles chart concurrently.

'You'll Never Walk Alone' is #1 on the UK singles chart

In the UK, the song's most successful cover was released by the Liverpudlian Merseybeat group Gerry and the Pacemakers, peaking at number 1 on the UK singles chart for 4 consecutive weeks. Sung by Liverpool fans in 1963, the song quickly became the anthem of Liverpool F.C. and is sung by its supporters moments before the start of each home game.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

died 2020

Sean Connery

died 1993

River Phoenix

born 1950

John Candy