BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) masks are created at the New Pro Foundries, west of London on January 31, 2017. The masks will be presented to winners at BAFTA’s awards ceremony in London on February 12, 2017.
The International Festival of the Masquerade Games in Pernik has participants sporting multi-colored masks, covered with beads, ribbons and woolen tassels while the main dancer, ladened with bells to drive away sickness and evil spirits, sways like a wheat spikelet heavy with grain.
The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, set for Feb. 13 and 14 at Madison Square Garden in New York, will be the first to include the American Hairless Terrier, Pumi, and Sloughi. Organizers announced the three new breeds at a media event on Monday, where they also promoted the 2017 Masters Agility Championship.
At airports in California, New England and elsewhere, protestors gathered to demonstrate opposition to the new immigration ban issued by President Donald Trump.
On Jan. 27, 1967, Apollo 1 crew members Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee lost their lives in a flash fire while rehearsing the launch.
After keeping the command module locked up for 50 years, NASA put the burned capsule on public display at the Kennedy Space Center as a tribute to the astronauts.
Long before the world’s first 3D movie was the stereoscope, a device that juxtaposed two pictures of the same object, making them appear to pop at the viewer.
Legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore, who delighted a generation of Americans with her energetic comic performances, died January 25, 2017 after suffering years of ill health, according to US media reports. She was 80. Moore’s eponymous sitcom ran for seven seasons in the 1970s and was named by Time Magazine as one of 17 shows that “changed television.” She had been battling diabetes for years and underwent brain surgery in 2011. She was suffering from “a number of health problems” and died in hospital in Connecticut, celebrity news website TMZ and the Los Angeles Times reported.
Marines from South Korea and U.S. are participating in the four-week winter combined exercise in South Korea.