Category Archives: Time Turner Tuesday

Time-Turner Tuesday: first Goblet of Fire trailer is released

The Time-Turner Tuesday for this week comes via the archives of and takes us back to May 7th 2005 when the amazing trailer for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was first released.

Go here to view the original post on Leaky, or click the image below get straight to the trailer.

Time-Turner Tuesday: An adorable Daniel Radcliffe at the world premiere of Philosopher’s Stone

This week’s Time-Turner Tuesday takes us back to 2001 with an interview with a very little Dan Radcliffe at the premiere of the first film in London. Watch that below:

Time-Turner Tuesday: Order of the Phoenix becomes fastest selling book ever on its release

Our second Time-Turner Tuesday post comes from a CBBC Newsround article (via the archives of from 23rd June 2003, 2 days after the release of the fifth book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

The article breaks the news that the book has become the fastest selling on record.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the fastest-selling book ever.

Five million copies of the book were sold in the US in the first day. One million were sold in Britain, more than twice as many as Prisoner of Azkaban sold in its first year!

It’s smashed records as fans all over the world race to get their hands on book five.

One US bookstore, a branch of Barnes and Noble, said the book was flying off their shelves at a rate of more than 80 per second!


It looks like OOTP is going to be 10 times more popular than the Goblet Of Fire, their spokesman said.

All around the UK, booksellers have described the mayhem surrounding OOTP as “barmy” and “manic”.

Bookshops everywhere opened their doors at midnight on Friday so the desperate fans could get hold of the book as soon as it went on sale.

You can read the whole thing right here. Come back next week to reminisce on another special something from ‘Potter’ history.