Vincenzo Nibali won the 18th stage of the Tour de France.

Only illness, accident or profound bad luck are likely to prevent Vincenzo Nibali from winning the 101st Tour de France on Sunday. 

His elbow bumped a young woman who was taking a selfie with her smartphone.

Born this day 23 July 1967 

Philip Seymour Hoffman

He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 2005 film, Capote, and starred in the 2012 film, The Master. He also appeared in Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Twister, and Scent of a Woman. As a stage actor, he has received multiple Tony Awards. He also plays Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games film series.

DEATH DATEFeb 2, 2014  (age 46)

Born this day 23 July 1967 

Philip Seymour Hoffman

He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 2005 film, Capote, and starred in the 2012 film, The Master. He also appeared in Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Twister, and Scent of a Woman. As a stage actor, he has received multiple Tony Awards. He also plays Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games film series.

DEATH DATE Feb 2, 2014  (age 46)

RIP James Garner, the US star of hit TV series The Rockford Files and Maverick and films including The Great Escape, has died aged 86.
He built a six-decade career playing ruggedly charming, good-natured anti-heroes and received the highest honour of the Screen Actors Guild in 2004. 

RIP James Garner, the US star of hit TV series The Rockford Files and Maverick and films including The Great Escape, has died aged 86.

He built a six-decade career playing ruggedly charming, good-natured anti-heroes and received the highest honour of the Screen Actors Guild in 2004. 

Born this day, July 20, 1938: Natalie Wood

Lovely actress who played Maria in West Side Story in 1961 and won a Golden Globe Award for her role in the 1979 remake of From Here to Eternity. As a teenager, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Rebel Without a Cause.

Died: Nov 29, 1981  (age 43)

"No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite." This has perhaps been one of the most famous lines of the modern times symbolising the end of apartheid.

Google paid its respect to South African leader and anti-apartheid crusader Nelson Mandela on its trademark google doodle by playing some of his famous quotes.

Google paid its respect to South African leader and anti-apartheid crusader Nelson Mandela on its trademark google doodle by playing some of his famous quotes.

How you hate to be wrong.

Violet Crawley: "I wouldn’t know, I’m not familiar with the sensation" 

Of course not, Lady Violet, as you are never wrong!

Brazil’s Neymar is out of World Cup after breaking vertebra