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Harry Potter fans celebrates wizards birthday

Harry Potter was authored by JK Rowling.

Harry Potter fans all over the world on Monday celebrated the character’s birthday with movie marathons, outfits and ‘butterbeer’.

The popular wizard created by author JK Rowling was given July 31, 1980, as his date of birth.

It is 26 years since the the first book in the series, ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, was released.

A fan, Danny Dawkins from Kent said the books and characters will live on for hundreds of years in the same way as Shakespeare’s work has.

Other fans also twitted celebratory videos and wishes.

Harry Potter was told of his wizandry roots and powers on his birthday.

Writing by Chinasa Ossai; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu