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It happened on a… July 19

2020

World Formula 1 drivers champion Lewis Hamilton wins a record 8th Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest to equal Michael Schumacher’s record of wins at a single circuit (French GP).

2018

Airbus Beluga XL, painted to look like the whale, makes its first flight, landing in Toulouse-Blagnac, France.

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2017

“Depacito” by Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee becomes the most streamed song ever, played 4.6 billion times.

2013

Selena Gomez releases her debut solo studio album “Stars Dance”.

2007

TV drama “Mad Men” debuts starring Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss and Vincent Kartheiser on cable network AMC.

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1996

26th Olympic Games open in Atlanta, Georgia.

1990

Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion.

1980

Canada joins the USA and other nations in protesting the invasion of Afganistan, by boycotting the 22nd Olympiad, opening today in Moscow; 81 other nations and 5,326 competitors attend; until August 3.

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1952

XV Summer Olympic Games open in Helsinki, Finland.

1946

Marilyn Monroe acted in her first screen test.

1941

Tom and Jerry first appear under their own names in cartoon “The Midnight Snack” by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

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1918

Start of Spanish flu epidemic that will kill over 30,000 people in Canada.

1903

Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.

1869

Louis Riel speaks at a meeting of Metis residents about rights, setting in motion the events now referred to as the Red River Rebellion.

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It happened on a… August 13

2016

American swimmer Michael Phelps ends his career at the Rio Olympics as part of the winning 4×100 medley relay, his record 23rd gold medal.

2004

28th Olympic Games opens at Athens, Greece.

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1997

South Park’s first episode is aired.

1993

Valery Fabrikant sentenced to life in prison for his murder Aug. 24, 1992 of four Concordia University professors.

1967

“Bonnie and Clyde”, directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released.

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1961

Berlin was divided by a barbed wire fence to halt the flight of refugees. Two days later work on the Berlin Wall began.

1956

Elvis Presley releases music single “Don’t Be Cruel”.

1942

Walt Disney’s “Bambi” opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, NY.

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1907

The first taxicab started on the streets of New York City.

1792

King Louis XVI of France is formally arrested by the National Tribunal, and declared an enemy of the people.

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What’s going on with Tom Brady?

Forty-five-year-old star quarterback Tom Brady had to miss training camp for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday to deal with a personal situation, TMZ Sports reports.

“It was something he needed to deal with!” according to Bucs head coach Todd Bowles.

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Brady will be out until at least the end of August, missing the pre-season game against the Tennessee Titans, which is scheduled for August 20.

It is also possible that he will not be back for the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on September 11.

The coach also added that the team was well aware of this situation.

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Johnny Depp unrecognizable as Louis XV

Johnny Depp will be back in a feature film for the first time in three years, when he plays King Louis XV in Jeanne Du Barry.

The filming of Jeanne Du Barry began last month, where the cast met in France to shoot at a few locations, including Versailles and Paris.

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After the support of Dior perfume, which has re-signed with the actor for a long time, showing its support after the victory of the latter in the lawsuit against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, it is now WhyNotProductions and France Televisions who give their support.

The group shared an image of an unrecognizable Johnny Depp as KingLouis XV to promote their project.

Depp is certainly a very happy man, who recently said that the jury had given him his life back and that the best was yet to come in his case.

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It now seems to be coming true for him.

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