As Rowling has previously described , the manuscript was rejected by 12 different publishers before finally being picked up by Bloomsbury. When " Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone " was released in 1997, Bloomsbury sent just 500 copies to stores in Britain and another 500 copies to British libraries .
This obituary will be updated shortly . Fats Domino , one of the most influential rock and roll stars of the 1950s, has died aged 89. He was one of the first rhythm and blues artists to gain attention and popularity with a white audience and his single, " The Fat Man ", is credited by some historians as the first rock and roll record.
Photographer Ray Prop captured some of the moments of Katy at the wedding. "They were loud, they came to party, and they were on their way right to us!" We're told she asked the bride and groom, Blonie Dudney and Hayley Rosenblum, if they were cool with her crashing for a while.
The Knicks, however, remain winless through their first three games of the season, with Enes Kanter (16/19/0) being their best player on the night. James was playing point guard because Cleveland's top two players at the position - Isaiah Thomas (right hip injury) and Derrick Rose (sprained left ankle) - are out.
Either you're sisters or you're not. 'She's very worldly, very educated. "In my heart and in reality, she's my sister and she's absolutely lovely". "I don't think he'll upstage them". "I'm quite a distance away, but of course I would go and yeah, I don't know, but we'll see." O.K., so Samantha's writing a book? We don't know what to tell you.
Our confreres of The Blast reveal that the auto manufacturer and the young woman 18 years of age have signed an agreement, "confidential" on the 16th of October last, who puts an end to the prosecution. It had struck a concrete lamp post and a tree at high speed before catching fire, killing him and his friend Roger Rodas , who was driving. They also claimed the auto had major stabilization issues.
Captain Marvel is Marvel's first female-led superhero movie and is set to star Academy Award victor Brie Larson . Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck were recruited by Marvel to direct the studio's first female-led film after an exhaustive director search.
Moore said on Tuesday that "The Pick-up Artist" director approached her in the '80s in New York City "with the same language". On Sunday, the Los Angeles Times published an expose by Glenn Whipp detailing accounts stemming back to the 1980s of 38 women who have accused Toback of making lewd suggestions, engaging in sexually explicit conversation, and in the worst instances, rubbing against them until he ejaculated into his trousers or on their bodies.
On next week's episode of Smackdown Live, Kevin Owens takes on Shinsuke Nakamura in a qualifying match. Tonight, Daniel Bryan has made a match involving most of the women's division to determine who will be the captain for Team SmackDown .
The first poster of YRF's mega action entertainer Tiger Zinda Hai is out and by the look of it it is going to be a non stop action adventure. In the new poster, Katrina has guns in each hand and Salman Khan has a machine gun and they seem to be in a kind of war-zone with choppers flying in the background.
Check out the teaser poster below. The mansion was built from the ground-up to be deliberately confusing, with doors opening to nothing and stairs going nowhere and other freakish architectural choices. Written by Tom Vaughan and the Spierig brothers, the pic centers what appears to be only a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman's madness. The film version of her story opens February 22.
The singer has not performed at the show since his highly publicized 2004 performance with Jackson . " Nipplegate " was born and following the incident, Jackson faced the brunt of the criticism that included a $550,000 fine levied against CBS by the Federal Communication Commission, CNN reported.
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office officials said the boys were playing Saturday evening in an area north of Wellston where they had played so many times before. "Ten-year-old Austin is not dead because of an accident". "He's dead because of an action that took place, so until something steers us in another direction we're going to work it as a homicide", Dougherty told reporters.
Finance secretary Ashok Lavasa said the categories of roads proposed under Bharatmala include economic corridors (9,000km); border roads (2000km); coastal and port connectivity (2000km) and greenfield expressways (800km). "The government has plans to monetise 82 highways with investment potential of Rs 34,000 crore". "With the implementation of this programme, India could get the much needed cost competitiveness in the manufacturing sector by bringing down the logistics cost which is now one ...
A new woman has come forward claiming that she was raped by Harvey Weinstein . Weinstein allegedly showed up to her apartment in NY and "physically forced himself in through the door, pleading with me to come to Paris", she said, but she continued to decline.
The queenly hippo ended up hilariously stealing the spotlight from the couple's engagement photo with a look of pure curiosity and bewilderment. And to her now-fiancé, she said, "Here's to many more years of going to zoos with you". The proposal was made extra special when the zoo's famous hippo Fiona chose to drop in for a photo. The Zoo called her a "little hippo with a big personality".
Kourtney , 38, is already mum to Mason, 7, Penelope, 5 , and Reign , 2, her children with ex Scott Disick . My willingness to believe her - she reassures me she's joking after an uncomfortably long pause - is testament to just how much we've come to expect from the Kardashians over the last decade.
Ever since The Kapil Sharma Show went off air, the question that has been haunting Kapil Sharma's fans was, when will he be back on screen. The first much-awaited trailer of " Firangi " is out and is sure to win your hearts. Explaining the Anil Kapoor episode, Kapil said, "When Anil Kapoor sir came to the sets, he saw that I can not host the show and he was okay with it".
FIEO had claimed that if refunds do not start flowing immediately, then about Rs 60,000-65,000 crore would be stuck by the end of October, following which the GST Council had approved the sops for exporters in its last meeting held earlier this month.
Sony has released the first set photo for Venom , the Spidey-less Spider-Man spin-off film that will reportedly kick off a whole new cinematic universe. The comic-book flick also stars Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams and Reid Scott. Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal are producing, with Palak Patel and Eric Fineman overseeing the project for the studio.