Today in History: Creator of Harry Potter, JK Rowling, is born

Today in History: Creator of Harry Potter, JK Rowling, is born

So lumos forever, Muggles - prepare for utter illumination this summer as you apparate into Hogsmeade Village at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

The first book debuted in Great Britain in 1997, and was released in the United States the following year and subsequently renamed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Each of the first six books has the first chapter of the next book at the very end.

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.

Dictionary.com commemorated the day by acknowledging Hermione Granger, one of Harry's best friends: "Hermione: The feminine form of Hermes, the messenger god". One person wrote, "Harry Potter helped me believe that anything is possible". We had no option but to read them as they were released. The final story in the "Harry Potter" saga-the stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"-is playing to sold out audiences in London and NY, winning awards for both the West End and Broadway productions". Earlier, I used to while away time on the Internet but he gave me a point of focus.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London shared a series of messages from fans expressing what Harry Potter means to them.

The movie adaptation of a book usually falls short of the prose of the original, and with the Potter series too, the books have got an upper hand. "I am what I am an' I'm not ashamed" - Rubeus Hagrid, Goblet of Fire7. She says, "Harry Potter was the first book in my collection.it was the first book that I read after I finished my tenth".

Yes, we know Potter is actually a fictional character, but he's somebody millions of readers and avid movie watchers across the globe have taken into their hearts. I kind of relate to Harry Potter as he was courageous enough to do the things he wanted to.

The seven covers line up horizontally, creating essentially a long mural of characters and scenes from the entire series.

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