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"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" premieres

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is an upcoming fantasy movie directed by David Yates, with a screenplay by J. K. Rowling. A joint British and American production, it is the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It is the second installment in the Fantastic Beasts movie series and the 10th overall in the Wizarding World franchise.

Angry Birds Star Wars is released

Angry Birds Star Wars is a puzzle video game, a crossover between the Star Wars franchise and the Angry Birds series of video games, launched first for Windows, iOS and Android devices, later also to Mac and BlackBerry. The game is the 6th Angry Birds game in the series. The characters are copyrighted from George Lucas's double-trilogy.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is released

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision. The game was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii.

Guitar Hero is released

Guitar Hero is a music rhythm video game developed by Harmonix and published by RedOctane for the PlayStation 2 video game console. It is the first entry in the Guitar Hero series. The game's development was a result of collaboration between RedOctane and Harmonix to bring a Guitar Freaks-like game to America.

David Bowie makes his US TV debut

Fame was written by David Bowie, Carlos Alomar, and John Lennon. It was the first Bowie's number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, as well as his first to break the top 10. The song is one of four of Bowie's songs to be included in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.

HBO launches its broadcasting

The first program and movie distributed on the channel, the 1971 film Sometimes a Great Notion, starring Paul Newman and Henry Fonda, was transmitted that evening to 325 Service Electric subscribers in Wilkes-Barre. Home Box Office distributed its first sports event immediately after the film.

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