It is hard to believe, but it has been 20 years since the “The Boy Who Lived” first hit our bookshelves.
The first Harry Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,”which is known as “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in the U.S., was published June 26, 1997.
The anniversary is not going unnoticed.
Twitter is also offering a new Harry emoji to mark the occasion.
Meanwhile, anyone on Facebook, who types Harry Potter, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin into a post will get a surprise. The names will highlight and the poster will see an animation of a spell-casting wand overlaying the Facebook page,
Finally, the Telegraph reported that Android phone users who use voice control and say spells from the book series, like “lumos,” “nox,” or silencio,” will control Google Assistant turning on the light or putting the device into silent mode.
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