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2020

Release date: 26th November 2019

Significant dates:

January –

01. New Year’s Day
09. Birthday of: MF Doom
13. Stanley Kubrick’sA Clockwork Orange‘ released (1972)
19. Birthday of: Mike Smith
23. First ever Frisbee produced, known then as a ‘Flying Saucer’ (1957)
24. Ted Bundy executed (1989)
28. Birthday of: Anthony Hamilton
31. Birthday of: Yukimi Nagano

February –

04. Birthday of: Bashy
08. ‘The Harder They Come‘ film released (1973)
20. Birthday of: Ibrahim Ferrer
23. Birthday of: Little Simz

March –

02. Birthday of: Lou Reed
03. ‘Plastic Beach‘ released (2010)
04. Birthday of: Bobby Womack
05. Birthday of: Mark E. Smith
08. International Women’s Day
10. The Sex Pistols sign a new contract with A&M Records outside Buckingham Palace (1977) / Birthday of: Neheh Cherry
16. Birthday of: Roses Gabor & Danny Brown
22. Birthday of: George Benson
24. Birthday of: Maseo, De La Soul
26. ‘Gorillaz‘ released (2001)
27. Death of: Billy Wilder

April –

03. Birthday of: Marlon Brando
05. Birthday of: Miho Hatori
10. Public Holiday: Good Friday / Titanic set sail (1912)
13. Public Holiday: Easter Holiday
14. Titanic struck an iceberg at 11pm and proceeded to sink at 2am the following day (1912)
15. First McDonald’s restaurant opens in San Bernardino, California (1955)
17. Daffy Duck makes his first appearance (1937) / Birthday of: Karl Vanden Bossche
19. Birthday of: Gabriel Wallace Jr.
20. Birthday of: Adolf Hitler
28. ‘Humanz‘ released (2017) / Death of: Benito Mussolini (1945)

May –

01. L. Ron Hubbard invented Scientology… probably (1952)
07. Birthday of: Martina Topley-Bird
08. Public Holiday: Early May Bank Holiday / Birthday of: Chris Frantz
12. Birthday of: Jeff Wootton
13. Birthday of: Pusha T
15. Birthday of: Seye Adelekan
17. Birthday of: Dennis Hopper
18. Birthday of: Bertrand Russell
19. Birthday of: Grace Jones
21. Birthday of: Kano
23. ‘Demon Days‘ released (2005) / Birthday of: 2D
25. Public Holiday: Spring Bank Holiday

June –

02. Birthday of: Peven Everett
03. Birthday of: Russel Hobbs
04. Women’s Suffrage Movement: Emily Davison and the Kings Horse (1913) / Birthday of: Kelela
06. Birthday of: Murdoc Niccals / D-Day (1944)
10. Demon Dayz Festival Margate (2017)
13. Death of: The Great Barrier Reef (2016)
14. Birthday of: Donald Trump
16. IBM founded (1911)
25. Birthday of: Carly Simon
26. Birthday of: Mick Jones
29. ‘The Now Now‘ released (2018)

July –

02. Birthday of: Vince Staples
04. It’s not beyond possibility that the Sharpie Marker Pen was invented on this day (1964)
05. Birthday of: Jamie Principle
06. Birthday of: Zebra Katz
08. Birthday of: Marty Feldman
10. Birthday of: Mavis Staples
16. Apollo 11 Saturn V Space Vehicle lifts off (1969)
17. Birthday of: Kali Uchis
18. Birthday of: Gruff Rhys
19. Birthday of: Popcaan
20. Elton John became chairman of Watford FC on this date, or thereabouts (1976)
29. Ernő Rubik invented the Rubik’s Cube, potentially on this day (1974)

August –

03. Birthday of: D.R.A.M.
06. Enola Gay dropped “Little Boy” on Hiroshima, Japan (1945)
12. The day when peanut butter first met jelly (1901) / Birthday of: Del the Funky Homosapien
15. Murdoc Niccals attempted to raid 2D’s uncle’s Organ Emporium (1997)
17. Birthday of: Posdnuos, De La Soul
23. K Foundation burnt a million British pounds in an abandoned boathouse on Jura (1994) / Birthday of: Shaun Ryder
26. Krakatoa Volcano eruption began (1883)
30. Notting Hill Carnival
31. Notting Hill Carnival / Public Holiday: Bank Holiday

September –

02. Death of: Roy Castle
09. Birthday of: Roots Manuva
10. The Fresh Prince moved to Bel Air (1990)
16. Birthday of: Mickey Rourke
19. The first pair of Chuck Taylor Converse shoes released, might have been on this day (1917)
21. Birthday of: Bill Murray & Trugoy, De La Soul
27. Birthday of: Jesse Hackett

October –

02. Was the paper clip invented on this day? Maybe. (1870)
08. Did Tove Jansson create the Moomins on this date? You tell me… (1939)
20. Demon Dayz Festival LA (2018) / Birthday of: Snoop Dogg
31. Birthday of: Noodle / Halloween

November –

02. Dia de los Muertos
05. Birthday of: Ike Turner
09. Birthday of: Carl Sagan / First episode of ‘The Young Ones‘ aired on British TV (1982)
13. Birthday of: Bootie Brown
17. And then, the first computer mouse was born (1970)
22. Birthday of: Tina Weymouth
23. First episode of ‘Doctor Who‘ aired on British TV (1963)

December –

04. Nik Kershaw played the Gaumont Theatre in Ipswitch, England (1984)
07. Birthday of: Benjamin Clementine
08. Death of: John Lennon (1980) / Birthday of: Sammy Davis Jr.
11. Birthday of: Yasiin Bey
15. Birthday of: Paul Simonon
24. Birthday of: Jehnny Beth
25. Public Holiday: Christmas Day / ‘The Fall‘ released (2010)
26. Public Holiday: Boxing Day
30. The banana returns to Britain after WWII (1945)


2021

Release date: 12th November 2020

Where to buy: https://store.gorillaz.com/collections/xmas/products/gorillaz-2021-calendar