- Next story June 15, 2003 – 7,000 copies of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are stolen prior to its release, sparking controversy over the security of the books and the likelihood of a spoiler leak.
- Previous story January 18, 2004 – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is predicted to be the most expensive film ever made.
Wed, Jan 27
Richard Bremmer's birthday
Lord Voldemort (PS/SS)
Thu, Jan 28
Lee Ingleby's birthday
Sat, Jan 30
- Lily Potter's birthday
Mon, Feb 1
Harry's first Apparition lesson
- “You’ve picked the losing side, Potter! I warned you! I told you you ought to choose your company more carefully, remember? When we met on the train, first day at Hogwarts? I told you not to hang around with riffraff like this!”
- March 1, 2001 – Two schoolbooks from Harry Potter’s world – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages – are released. All the profits go to Comic Relief, a British charity.
Did You Know
- Sycamore wands are known to combust if they grow bored from a lack of excitement.