Fans vs. non-fans of “Harry Potter”: What can your eye movement say about your ability to process new words? That’s why Dr. Chris Hand and Dr. Joanne Ingram put magic under the microscope.
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
Fri, Jan 22
Sir John Hurt's birthday (RIP)
- “Kicked out of Hogwarts for endangering human life with a beast. Yet one of your teachers argued strongly against your expulsion. I wonder, what makes Albus Dumbledore so fond of you, Mr. Scamander?”
- November 8, 2008 – An illustration display appears in Cedar Rapids with close to 100 pieces of artwork from Mary GrandPré – some of which have never been seen before. The exhibit was on display until February 5, 2009.
Did You Know
- So many fans visit King’s Cross Station to take pictures of Platforms 9 and 10 that the station management erected a sign that says “Platform 9 3/4,” which, in the Harry Potter books, is invisible to Muggles but acts as a gateway for witches and wizards.