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On the Boy Who Lived’s birthday, dive into the Harry Potter craze!

 

Potterheads across the world celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday on 31 July. The boy wizard shares his birthday JK Rowling

Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published in 1997 to immediate popular and critical acclaim. Six more best-selling books were published. They were translated into more than 80 languages and won multiple awards. The series has been a best-seller worldwide, selling more than 500,000,000 copies. AP File”>

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The Books: The first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published in 1997 to immediate popular and critical acclaim. Six more best-selling books were published. They were translated into more than 80 languages and won multiple awards. The series has been a best-seller, selling more than 500,000,000 copies around the world. AP File

There have been many spinoffs of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows. Most of them were written by JK Rowling herself. These include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Quidditch Through the Age and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. AFP”>Spinoff Franchise: Since the series ended with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there have been a number of spinoffs, most of which have been penned by JK Rowling herself. These include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Quidditch Through the Age, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and The Tales of Beedle the Bard among others. AFPSpinoff Franchise: Since the series ended with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there have been a number of spinoffs, most of which have been penned by JK Rowling herself. These include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Quidditch Through the Age, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and The Tales of Beedle the Bard among others. AFP2/10

Spinoff Franchise: Since Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows ended, there have been many spinoffs. Most of these were written by JK rowling herself. These include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Quidditch Through the Age and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. AFP

Warner Bros.”>The Movies: The seven-book series was made into eight highly successful films. Although not all Potterheads like them, the film series has made over $7.6 billion in worldwide box office (without the Fantastic Beasts franchise). Reports have it that Harry Potter was the most-searched movie franchise in 75 countries in the world, according to data collected in June 2022. Image courtesy: Warner Bros.The Movies: The seven-book series was made into eight highly successful films. Although not all Potterheads like them, the film series has made over $7.6 billion in worldwide box office (without the Fantastic Beasts franchise). Reports have it that Harry Potter was the most-searched movie franchise in 75 countries in the world, according to data collected in June 2022. Image courtesy: Warner Bros.3/10

The Movies: The seven-book Series was made into eight films. The film series has grossed more than $7.6 billion worldwide, even though not everyone is a Potterhead. According to data collected in June 20,22, Harry Potter was the most searched movie franchise in 75 countries. Image courtesy: Warner Bros.

Movie Spinoff: Nearly ten years after the first film's release, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) became the first film in the spin-off/prequel Fantastic Beasts series. A sequel, titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, was released on 16 November 2018, third film, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore was released on 15 April 2022 and two additional instalments remain in various stages of production. Warner Bros./ Liam DanielMovie Spinoff: Nearly ten years after the first film's release, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) became the first film in the spin-off/prequel Fantastic Beasts series. A sequel, titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, was released on 16 November 2018, third film, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore was released on 15 April 2022 and two additional instalments remain in various stages of production. Warner Bros./ Liam Daniel4/10

Movie Spinoff: Nearly ten years after the first film’s release, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) became the first film in the spin-off/prequel Fantastic Beasts series. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald 2 was released 16 November 2018. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore 3 was released 15 April 2022. Two more instalments are currently in various stages of production. Warner Bros./ Liam Daniel

Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a chain of themed areas at Universal Parks and Resorts based on the Harry Potter media franchise, adapting elements from the Warner Bros.’ film series and original novels. These areas were created by Universal Creative under an exclusive license from Warner Bros. Entertainment. There are currently four in Orlando, Florida, Japan, China, Los Angeles, California, and Los Angeles (California). Wikimedia Commons”>Theme Parks: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a chain of themed areas at Universal Parks and Resorts based on the Harry Potter media franchise, adapting elements from the Warner Bros.' film series and original novels. The areas were designed by Universal Creative from an exclusive license with Warner Bros. Entertainment. There are currently four of them in Orlando (Florida), Japan, China, Los Angeles (California). Wikimedia CommonsTheme Parks: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a chain of themed areas at Universal Parks and Resorts based on the Harry Potter media franchise, adapting elements from the Warner Bros.' film series and original novels. The areas were designed by Universal Creative from an exclusive license with Warner Bros. Entertainment. There are currently four of them in Orlando (Florida), Japan, China, Los Angeles (California). Wikimedia Commons5/10

Theme Parks: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a chain of themed areas at Universal Parks and Resorts based on the Harry Potter media franchise, adapting elements from the Warner Bros.’ film series and original novels. These areas were created by Universal Creative under an exclusive license from Warner Bros. Entertainment. They currently have four in Orlando (Florida), Japan (China), Los Angeles (California), and Los Angeles (California). Wikimedia Commons

Lego sets appeared in 2001, to coincide with the release of the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The sets were then released in conjunction with the new films until Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The line went into hiatus for three more years. Sets were reissued in 2010 and 2011. Image courtesy: Lego/WB”>Legos: The first Lego sets appeared in 2001, to coincide with the release of the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Subsequent sets were released alongside the new films, until Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The line then went dormant for three years, with sets being released in 2010 and 2011. Image courtesy: Lego/WBLegos: The first Lego sets appeared in 2001, to coincide with the release of the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Subsequent sets were released alongside the new films, until Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The line then went dormant for three years, with sets being released in 2010 and 2011. Image courtesy: Lego/WB6/10

Legos: The first Lego sets appeared in 2001, to coincide with the release of the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The sets were then released with the new films until Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The line went into hiatus for three more years. Sets were reissued in 2010 and 2011. Image courtesy: Lego/WB

Harry Potter stores at Heathrow, Gatwick and King’s Cross (UK) generated more than million of revenue during a 15-month period across 2018 and 2019. This was before Warner Bros opened its first Harry Potter flagship store in New York City in 2021. Officially, traders and businessmen around the world have used the movie franchise to sell merchandise, including tiffin boxes and aprons. They also make a lot of money. mugglenet.com”>Merchandise: The Harry Potter stores at Heathrow, Gatwick and King’s Cross (UK) generated more than $26 million of revenue during a 15-month period across 2018 and 2019. And this was before Warner Bros opening its first official Harry Potter flagship store in New York in 2021. Unofficially, businessmen and traders across the world have used the movie and book franchise to sell merchandise, from tiffin boxes to aprons, and rake up profits. mugglenet.comMerchandise: The Harry Potter stores at Heathrow, Gatwick and King’s Cross (UK) generated more than $26 million of revenue during a 15-month period across 2018 and 2019. And this was before Warner Bros opening its first official Harry Potter flagship store in New York in 2021. Unofficially, businessmen and traders across the world have used the movie and book franchise to sell merchandise, from tiffin boxes to aprons, and rake up profits. mugglenet.com7/10

Merchandise: The Harry Potter stores at Heathrow, Gatwick and King’s Cross (UK) generated more than $26 million of revenue during a 15-month period across 2018 and 2019. This was before Warner Bros opened its first Harry Potter flagship store in New York City in 2021. Unofficially, businessmen, traders, and others around the globe have used the movie and book franchises to sell merchandise, from tiffin containers to aprons, as well as to make huge profits. mugglenet.com

Cafes and Bars: The Harry Potter books did not just inspire movies, spinoffs and theme parks; they also inspired cafes and bars across the world. The books mention various kinds of food like cauldron cakes and butterbeer and they have inspired menus. Here, is a Singapore café named Platform 1094. Image courtesy: Facebook/ Platform1094Cafes and Bars: The Harry Potter books did not just inspire movies, spinoffs and theme parks; they also inspired cafes and bars across the world. The books mention various kinds of food like cauldron cakes and butterbeer and they have inspired menus. Here, is a Singapore café named Platform 1094. Image courtesy: Facebook/ Platform10948/10

Cafes and Bars: The Harry Potter books did not just inspire movies, spinoffs and theme parks; they also inspired cafes and bars across the world. Many types of food are mentioned in the books, such as butterbeer and cauldron cake, and these have inspired menus. Here, is a Singapore café named Platform 1094. Image courtesy: Facebook/ Platform1094

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was made into a two-part stage play in 2016. Based on the original story Jack Thorne wrote the play. The preview was played at London’s Palace Theatre on 7 June 2016. It premiered in London on 30 July 2016. The play opened on Broadway on 21 April 2018 at the Lyric Theatre, with previews starting on 16 March 2018. londontheatre.co.uk”>Theatre: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was adapted into a two-part play in 2016. Written by Jack Thorne, based on the original story, its preview played at the Palace Theatre, London, on 7 June 2016, and it premiered on 30 July 2016. The play opened on Broadway on 21 April 2018 at the Lyric Theatre, with previews starting on 16 March 2018. londontheatre.co.ukTheatre: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was adapted into a two-part play in 2016. Written by Jack Thorne, based on the original story, its preview played at the Palace Theatre, London, on 7 June 2016, and it premiered on 30 July 2016. The play opened on Broadway on 21 April 2018 at the Lyric Theatre, with previews starting on 16 March 2018. londontheatre.co.uk9/10

Theatre: Harry Potter and the Cursed child was adapted into a play in 2016 by Theatre. Based on the original story, Jack Thorne wrote the play. It premiered at the Palace Theatre in London on July 7, 2016. The Lyric Theatre opened the Broadway premiere of the play on 21 April 2018. Previews began on 16 March 2018 and it debuted on 30 July 2016. londontheatre.co.uk

On the Boy Who Lived’s birthday, dive into the Harry Potter craze!

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