Fans celebrate the birthdays of JK Rowling and Harry Potter

QUIZ: Can you correctly name all these spells from Harry Potter?

Originally published in Britain by Bloomsbury as "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", it was acquired by Scholastic for U.S. release after an auction.

Author Joanne Rowling, better known by her pen name J.K. Rowling, will celebrate her 53rd birthday on July 31st. "Walked on air for days".

Book series chronicling the life of a young wizard Harry Potter at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry became a global hit and so do Rowling became a worldwide literary sensation in 1999 when the first three instalments of Harry Potter took over the top three slots of The New York Times best-seller list. It is like a comforting thing from your childhood that reminds you of a attractive time. "Even today when I speak to people who have just read the books, I see the same love in their eyes as I had when I first read them".

And one wrote: "Reading the Harry Potter books has always been one of the few things that made me forget about all of my problems It's helps me escape from my depression and escape in to a world that I feel so familiar with For that, I'll be forever grateful..."

From living on state benefits to being the world's first billionaire author, the generous giver gave up her billionaire title after donating a hell lot of her wealth to charity. Surprisingly, I finished the entire the series in a week. "Harry Potter" went on to be published as a seven-volume series that sold millions of copies and was read around the world by all ages.

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You have five minutes to get the rest of them. But over that time period, the intrigue has not faded, as demonstrated by the series's spinoffs, the popular Broadway show, and our continued excitement over our favorite wizard's birthday.

While Shivam's age is closer to actor Daniel Radcliffe's -who played Harry Potter - than the actual character in the book, the age gap only widened between Potter and his fans and this has definitely brought some remarkable changes in the fandom itself.

It looks like Harry Potter fans in NY will have plenty of opportunities to spend a lot of time at the New-York Historical Society in the last half of 2018. Another 12-year-old dressed up as Harry Potter but there wasn't much that excited him, except the cosplay.

"I mean, you could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody's proved it doesn't exist!"
"J.K. Rowling is also very famous".

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