Congratulations to Sir Kenneth Branagh, who has just become the new president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Branagh, who himself graduated from RADA in 1981, will be the school’s 16th president.
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- Harry Potter adult hardback editions by Andrew Davidson
- Fri, Aug 14
- Jamie Parker's birthday
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- Jim Dale's birthday
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- Evanna Lynch's birthday
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- Harry uses Floo powder for the first time and accidentally ends upin Knockturn Alley
- “If being good at Divination means I have to pretend to see death omens in a lump of tea leaves, I’m not sure I’ll be studying it much longer!”
- August 8, 2007 – Amazon releases its final number for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Over 2.2 million books were pre-ordered as of July 20; 1.75 books per second were sold on the final day before release.
Did You Know
- In the world of wizard currency, there are 29 bronze Knuts to a silver Sickle and 17 Sickles to a gold Galleon. In Muggle money, a Galleon is worth about £5, but exchange rates can vary.