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The Forest is released for PS4

The Forest is a survival video game developed and published by Endnight Games. The game takes place on a remote, heavily forested peninsula where the player character Eric Leblanc and his son Timmy are survivors of a plane crash. The game was first released in early access for Microsoft Windows in May 2014, with the final version released four years later. It will also be released for the PlayStation 4.

"Widows" is released in the UK

Widows is a 2018 American heist film directed by Steve McQueen from a screenplay by McQueen and Gillian Flynn, based upon the 1983 ITV series of the same name. The storyline follows a group of women who attempt a heist after their criminal husbands are killed on a botched job.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is released

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is the 12th entry in the Call of Duty series and the sequel to the 2012 video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II. It was released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Halo 4 is released

Halo 4 is a first-person shooter developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 video game console. The 7th video game installment in the Halo franchise. Halo 4's story follows a cybernetically enhanced human super-soldier, Master Chief, and his artificial intelligence construct Cortana, as they encounter unknown threats while exploring an ancient civilization's planet.

"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" is released

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, a 5th film of the Harry Potter series, was directed by Mike Newell. The story follows Harry Potter's fourth year at Hogwarts as he is chosen by the Goblet of Fire to compete in the Triwizard Tournament. The film won the BAFTA Award for Best Production Design.

Oscar-winner The English Patient premieres in Los Angeles

The English Patient is a 1996 American romantic war drama film directed by Anthony Minghella from his own script based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje and produced by Saul Zaentz. The film tells the story of four people who find themselves in an abandoned villa in northern Italy in the last months of World War II.

Soft Cell achieves the longest unbroken run on the UK charts

The song was originally recorded by Gloria Jones, however, it gained worldwide popularity after it was covered by Soft Cell. In 1981, Tainted Love was the best-selling single in the UK. As of 2017, it has sold about 1.35 million copies.

Bob Dylan records "All Along The Watchtower"

The song originally appeared on Bob Dylan's album John Wesley Harding and also has been included on most of his greatest hits compilations. The song was covered by many other artists, including Jimi Hendrix, whose version of the song was ranked 47th in Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

US's longest running TV show "Meet the Press" debuts

Meet the Press is a weekly American TV news/interview program broadcast on NBC. It is the longest-running program in television history. Meet the Press specializes in interviews with leaders in Washington, D.C., across the country and even the world on issues of politics, economics, foreign policy, and other public affairs, along with panel discussions that provide opinions and analysis.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1988

Emma Stone

born 1946

Sally Field

born 1970

Ethan Hawke